Syd Fox - Obituary



One of the leading national drivers of the 1970s has died after a short illness, aged 83. The Londoner first raced in the ’50s and later drove for the works Gemini Formula Junior team. His versatility earned him seats in various sports cars and he won the 1968 Snetterton 500km in a Ford Mustang. Through the 1970s he was a multiple FF1600 and FF2000 champion and was notably linked to an aged Palliser 742, known as ‘The Old Nail’. During the last year of his life, Fox was pleased to have a test run in the Macon FF1600 that he raced in 1970.