Jo Siffert Autograph

SKU: 8010168

Price:
Sale priceQAR 1.466,28

Description

Signed vintage glossy photograph (BP), shows Jo Siffert in a close-up portrait, 4 x 5,75 inch, signed in blue ink "J. Siffert", with very mild signs of wear - in nearly very fine condition.

Further Information on the person

Profession:
(1936-1971) Swiss racing driver.

Year of Birth: 1936

Biography (AI generated)

Jo Siffert was born on July 7, 1936 in Fribourg, Switzerland. He was a talented Swiss racing driver who competed in Formula One in the 1960s and 1970s. Siffert started his racing career in the early 1960s, racing in Formula Junior and Formula 3 before moving up to Formula One.

In 1962, Siffert made his Formula One debut driving for the Scuderia Filipinetti team. He then went on to race for various teams including Brabham, Lotus, and Tyrrell. Siffert achieved his greatest success with the Rob Walker Racing Team, winning two Grand Prix races in 1968 and 1969.

Despite his success on the track, Siffert tragically lost his life in a racing accident at the 1971 World Championship Victory Race at Brands Hatch. He was driving a BRM car when he crashed and was killed instantly. Siffert's death was a great loss to the racing community, as he was considered one of the most talented and charismatic drivers of his time.

Throughout his career, Siffert was known for his fearless driving style and his ability to get the most out of his cars. He was also respected for his sportsmanship and his friendly demeanor off the track. Siffert remains a legendary figure in Swiss motorsport history.

Jo Siffert's legacy lives on through his incredible racing achievements and the impact he had on the sport. He will always be remembered as one of the greatest Swiss racing drivers of all time.

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