A playboy racer who made his Grand Prix debut at Monaco in 1950 in a Cooper, the first rear-engined car to contest a Formula 1 race. He was killed in during practice for the Silverstone International Trophy.
Harry Schell died 61 years ago, he was 39 , He would have been 100.
An American club racer of midgets and sports cars who, aged 43, tried and failed to qualify a Cooper-Climax T51 for the 1963 Mexican Grand Prix. Subsequently he became an Indycar mechanic, worked for Howard Hughes and was a USAC official.