Tommy Sopwith Athlete
Thomas Sopwith, Jr. (born 1933) is a British businessman and former auto racing driver. He is the son of Sir Thomas Sopwith, inventor of the Sopwith Camel. His success as a racing driver saw him win the first ever round of the British Saloon Car Championship in 1958. That year he narrowly lost out on the drivers title to Jack Sears after a ten lap shoot-out at the end of the season after both drivers finished on equal points. In 1961 he switched from car to powerboat racing.
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