The 10 greatest drives of lost legend Jo Siffert
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The 10 greatest drives of lost legend Jo Siffert

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It's 50 years since Jo Siffert was killed in his prime at Brands Hatch. The Swiss scored just two world championship wins in a Formula 1 career spent largely with privateer teams, but showed on numerous occasions in single-seaters and in sportscars with Porsche that he could beat any of the best drivers of his era given the right equipment.

Jo Siffert, who was killed in the 1971 Victory Race at Brands Hatch, was a world championship grand prix winner for Rob Walker’s privateer team and BRM.

The Swiss battled to get into the sport and was often an underdog in Formula 1, but his hard-charging, spectacular style made him a fan favourite. He was also a star of the Porsche squad in world championship sportscar racing, racking up 14 victories.

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