A Snapshot of Motor Racing in the 60s
de Michael Grace de'Udy
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Some of Mike De'Udy's photographic memories from his racing career in the 60s.
Born in England on 27th April 1941, his early years were spent in Bermuda, later attending school in England. He has lived in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Australia, New Jersey, Chicago and currently lives in New York. He was educated at Worth Priory in Sussex, Fort Augustus Abbey in Inverness-shire and Millfield School in Somerset. After he graduated from the Jim Russell Racing Drivers School in the 60s, his motor racing career began. He retired from motor racing at the age of 30 (a difficult decision to make at the time). Cars: Ferrari 250 GTO, Ford Mustang Boss, Porsche 904 GTS and the 906, Lola T70. Tracks: Kyalami, Killarney, Roy Hesketh, Silverstone, Crystal Palace, Brands Hatch, Lourenco Marques, Kumalo, Zeltweg, Vila Real, Rheims, Bulawayo, Nurburgring, Mugello, Castle Combe, Mallory Park, Sebring. Co-Drivers: Frank Gardner, Peter De Klerk, Hugh Dibley, Paul Hawkins, David Piper, Mike Hailwood, Colin Davis. South African Land Speed Record 1968, Lola T70 - 191.8 mph