Trevor Twaites, who died in September at the age of 66 after an illness, was one of Britain’s leading sports car racers of the 1960s and early ’70s.
Born in Dewsbury, Twaites started competing aged 19 in a Sunbeam Alpine and progressed through a Lotus 7 into a Lotus 23. He took 22 class or outright wins in 1966-67 with the sports-racing car and then acquired a Chevron B8.
He won the RAC British Sportscar Championship in 1970 and shared a Chevron B16 with Angus Clydesdale in ’71 before trying his hand in F5000. He continued to run the family business, Woodkirk Garage, until his death.