CHRIS AMON: New Zealand’s Chris Amon at the 1977 St. Jovite Can Am. Some say the best driver to never win a Grand Prix. Amon started his first Grand Prix at 19 years of age. As with most Kiwi’s Amon drove for McLaren but switched to Ferrari in 1967 where he won a number of pole positions only to have the car fail. https://www.autosport.com/f1/news/125598/chris-amon-19432016
JEAN BEHRA: Behra was a fearless GP and sports car driver from France. Fiery with great car control Behra wrung the most he could in a Maserati 250F against the mighty Mercedes team. He was as fearless racing motorcycles as in cars. You can see part of his left ear is missing as well as part of his nose due to racing bike crashes.
JOHN BISHOP: Not known as a driver, John Bishop did more for sports car racing in the US than anyone. He brought the SCCA our of the “old boy” club into pro racing and started IMSA. He and his wife Peg were friends to everyone and deserve every award imaginable. Here at Watkins Glen talking to Walt Hansgen (in hat).
JEAN BEHRA: with his buddy American Harry Shell at Sebring. Behra wore his famous checkered flag helmet which became the masthead for Competition Press and is still used today by AutoWeek. Behra never won a Grand Prix. https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/database/drivers/jean-behra
JOACHIM BONNIER: Jo Bonnier drove everything from F1 BRM’s & Porsche’s to Lola T-70’s, Chaparrals. From Sweden, Bonnier was respected and well liked. He was the head of the Grand Prix Drivers Association and tried to promote more safety on dangerous circuits but the FIA was too powerful. https://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/classic-life/jo-bonnier-gentleman-driver
TONY BRISE: Here with his patron Graham Hill at Watkins Glen in 1975. Brise. One of 3 great British drivers in the 70’s, Brise was killed along with Hill in an airplane accident. He was considered Britain’s rising star at the time of his death. https://www.motorsportmagazine.com/history/f1/tony-brise-britains-lost-champion