Jim Russell

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Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 30, 2019 (98)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1920
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Mar 30, 2019 (98)

About

Best known for founding the successful Jim Russell Racing Driver School.

Before Fame

He served in the Royal Air Force in World War II.

Trivia

He began racing when he was 32, but seven years later a crash in Le Mans ended his racing career.

Family Life

He married Jennifer Russell in 1965. He died after undergoing an operation for a hip replacement.

Associated With

He trained many successful drivers, including Emerson Fittipaldi and Tiff Needell.