Tributes have poured in from all over the Formula 1 community following the passing yesterday at 83 of motorsport legend John Surtees.
The only man to win the Formula 1 and motorcycle Grand Prix titles was unanimously appreciated, not only for his outstanding achievements, but also as a kind and valiant man who pushed himself at his peak and worked tirelessly for others when the sun descended upon his career as a driver.
F1i put together a pictorial trip down memory lane, revisiting the life and times of 'Big John' in Formula 1.
John Surtees, Motorsport legend and 1964 World Champion with Ferrari, passed away. Our thoughts are with his family pic.twitter.com/dVzAHSGo2A
— Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) March 10, 2017
Sad news today. It was great to meet you legend. RIP John Surtees pic.twitter.com/1C58QY1xGl
— Valtteri Bottas (@ValtteriBottas) March 10, 2017
Such a lovely man. We have lost a true great motorsport legend. RIP John. #JohnSurtees
— Damon Hill (@HillF1) March 10, 2017
— Nico Rosberg (@nico_rosberg) March 10, 2017
Very sad to hear the news of John Surtees passing.F1 and Motorcycle World Champion and a great man,our thoughts are with his family
— Nigel Mansell CBE (@nigelmansell) March 10, 2017
A master of two wheels and four. RIP John Surtees. pic.twitter.com/yCCQKXvKPM
— Red Bull Racing (@redbullracing) March 10, 2017