Amateur pre WWII racer who in 1949, after the war and with little previous experience with his Rilly, entered an Alta GP2 in the Belgian Grand Prix. He also entered the 1950 British GP at Silverstone, his only World Championship race.
Geoff Crossley died 18 years ago, he was 81 , He would have been 99.
Salvadori raced for the factory teams of Cooper, Aston Martin, Vanwall, BRM and Connaught. He also drove F1 Ferrari Maserati, Cooper - Maserati and Connaught for private entrants. His best result in the FIA F1 World Championship was 4th in 1958 behind Mike Hawthorn, Moss and Brooks.