A short stocky Yorkshireman, Taylor had a nubmer of crashes many of which which would have frightened a lesser man into retirement. After his uninspiring Formula 1 career came to an end he establish himself as a top F5000 competitor.
Trevor Taylor died 11 years ago, he was 74 , He would have been 85.
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.