DRIVERS: ERIC THOMPSON

Name: Eric Thompson
Nationality: Great Britain
Date of birth: November 4, 1919 - Ditton Hill

Thompson took fifth place for Connaught in the 1952 British Grand Prix, the sole World Championship Formula 1 outing for this Lloyds broker from Surrey who also made his mark as a member of the works Aston Martin team. In retirement today he still runs a business specializing in rare motoring books.

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