John Surtees, British Formula One driver, wearing his crash hemlet, with his goggles raised, at the Race of Champions meeting at Brands Hatch near Swanley in Kent, England, United Kingdom, in March 1965. Having won the Formula One World Championship in 1964 and the 500cc motorcycle World Championship in 1956, 1958, 1959 and 1960, Surtees is the only person to have won World Championships on both two and four wheels. (Photo by Roger Jackson/Central Press/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

World's only F1/motorbike champ dies

"A gentleman and a true legend." The motorsport world has paid tribute to one its greatest all-round racers, John Surtees, who passed away Friday at the age of 83. He is the only man to win a world title on both four and two wheels.


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