A club driver from the late fifties in MGs and particularly Morgans, with which he clocked up some modest triumphs, Lawrence ran a London engine-tuning business, and became involved in the ill-fated Deep-Sanderson sports car project of 1963-64.
Chris Lawrence died 10 years ago, he was 78 , He would have been 88.
The son of a jockey, Brian started racing in 1959 with an Austin A30. He raced saloon cars and sports cars before aquiring a Lotus 11, a Lotus 18 and an Ausper T4 Formula Junior. In 1965 he raced Lotus 24 Coventry Climax in Formula Libre and non-championship F1 races. After racing he turned to training race horses.