DRIVERS: TOMMY BRIDGER

Name: Tommy Bridger
Nationality: Great Britain
Date of birth: June 24, 1934 - Welwyn, Hertforshire
Date of death: July 3, 1991 - Aberdeenshire, Scotland

A graduate of the hotly-contested 500cc Formula 3 category, he made his name at the wheel of a Cooper, racing wheel-to-wheel with the legendary Jim Russell in 1956 and 1957. For the 1958 Moroccan Grand Prix he drove a Formula 2 Cooper-Climax on his sole Formula 1 race outing, crashing heavily and sustaining light injuries.

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