Tim Mayer was a brilliant young driver from the United States. He only drove in in one World Championship grand prix, on October 7, 1962. Mayer's older brother Teddy was one of the founders of the McLaren team and together they went to Europe in the early 1960s with future grand prix winner Peter Revson. Mayer was killed in practice for a race in Tasmania.
Tim Mayer died 56 years ago, he was 26 , He would have been 82.