Bob Gerard was probably the most competitive of ‘Gentleman drivers, extremely successful in Britain and even came close to winning that year’s British Grand Prix, finishing second to de Graffenried. He participated on most of the British rounds of the World Championship until 1957. From then on he went into team ownership mainly running Formula 2 cars for Alan Rollinson, Mike Beckwith and Peter Gethin among others.
Born: 19th of January 1914 in Leicester, UK.
Died: 26th of January 1990 in South Croxton, UK, aged 76