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.
— Scuderia Ferrari (@ScuderiaFerrari) March 10, 2017
Sad news today. It was great to meet you legend. RIP John Surtees pic.twitter.com/1C58QY1xGl
Such a lovely man. We have lost a true great motorsport legend. RIP John. #JohnSurtees
— Damon Hill (@HillF1) March 10, 2017
Very sad, can't believe it John. You had been so supportive of me all along!