Joe was a promising young British driver who was killed at the wheel of the difficult-to-drive Freikaiserwagen special at the 1950 Blandford hillclimb, less than two months after driving a Maserati 4CL in the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Joe Fry died 71 years ago, he was 35
Salvadori raced for the factory teams of Cooper, Aston Martin, Vanwall, BRM and Connaught. He also drove F1 Ferrari Maserati, Cooper - Maserati and Connaught for private entrants. His best result in the FIA F1 World Championship was 4th in 1958 behind Mike Hawthorn, Moss and Brooks.