John Miles was a very successful club racer who joined the Lotus works team. Promoted to the full F1 team in 1970 he quit after the death of Jochen Rindt.
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.