13/8/1996, Wilhelm Heeks dies.

Wilhelm Heeks was a very talented driver, who had success in hillclimbs, Formula 2 and did well on national level in Germany. His only two appearances in Grand Prix racing were in 1952, driving an AFM-BMW in the German GP, and in 1953, now at the wheel of a Veritas Meteor in the same event. Apart from these two outings he remainde a sports cars racer until his retirement in 1962.

Born: 13th of February 1922 in Moorlage, Germany.
Died: 13th of August 1996 in Bocholt, Germany, aged 74.


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