Cliff Allison started his racing career in a Formula 3 Cooper 500 in 1953 before being spotted by Colin Chapman. He competed in Formula One between 1958 to 1961 for the Lotus, Scuderia Centro Sud, Ferrari and UDT Laystall scoring a total of 11 points.
Cliff Allison died 16 years ago, he was 73 , He would have been 89.
The son of a jockey, Brian started racing in 1959 with an Austin A30. He raced saloon cars and sports cars before aquiring a Lotus 11, a Lotus 18 and an Ausper T4 Formula Junior. In 1965 he raced Lotus 24 Coventry Climax in Formula Libre and non-championship F1 races. After racing he turned to training race horses.