DRIVERS: JOHN RISELY-PRITCHARD

Name: John Risely-Pritchard
Nationality: Great Britain
Date of birth: January 17, 1924 - Hereford
Date of death: July 7, 1993 - Bangkok

John Risely-Pritchared drove a Connaught A-type in the 1954 British Grand Prix, but this Lloyds broker's greatest claim to motorsport fame is that he helped Tony Brooks climb the lower rungs of the ladder to stardom. He later became a Lloyds insurance broker but ran into trouble with the authorities for links with the pornography and paedophile rings. He moved to Thailand to escape justice and died there from AIDS in 1993.

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