Tony Shelly was a popular Kiwi driver who came to Europe in 1962, did well in non-championship races but retired after 6 laps in his only World Championship appearance. He took up American citizenship so he could expand his successful car dealership into Hawaii. Later he retired to New Zealand when he got diagnosed of cancer and died at his home in Taupo.
Born: 2nd of February 1937 in Wellington, New Zealand;
Died: 4th of October 1998 in Taupo, New Zealand, aged 61.