Ken began racing in MG Specials. He went on to great success driving Porsche Spyders for Otto Zipper. Then he raced Cobras for Carroll Shelby and went on to join the Ford factory team that developed the GT40. He was killed at Riverside Raceway in 1966 while testing one of the Ford J-car prototypes.
Ken Miles died 55 years ago, he was 48
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.