A polished and extremely stylish driver. He spent the bulk of his career driving for John Heath's underfinanced HWM team. He was involved in the accident which killed Pierre Levegh and 80 spectators at Le Mans in 1955.
Lance Macklin died 19 years ago, he was 83
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.