Mike Beuttler showed great promise in Formula 3 before graduating to Formula 2 and then Formula 1 in 1971. He raced March F1 cars financed by a group of wealthy stockbroker friends. He continued in 1972 and 1973 but retired from racing at the end of the year. He eventually moved to San Francisco where he died of AIDS in 1988.
Mike Beuttler died 32 years ago, he was 48 , He would have been 80.
An Olympic-standard bobsleigher (1964 and 1968). He raced mainly in F3 and F2 and made one F1 appearance in a Cooper et the British Grand Prix in 1968