July 20, 1931 – The birth of British racer Anthony Ernest “Tony” Marsh

Anthony Ernest “Tony” Marsh was a British racing driver from England born on this day in 1931. His Formula One career was short and rather unsuccessful, but he did see great success in hillclimbing. He won the British Hill Climb Championship a record six times.He only raced in Grand Prix events from 1957 to 1961 with no wins. His hillclimb career started in 1953 with Cooper and won his first three championships in ’55, ’56 and ’57.Marsh passed away in 2009 following breathing complications.

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