Francis Tucker

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Francis Tucker
Nationality  South Africa
Born (1923-04-30)30 April 1923
Johannesburg, RSA
Died 4 April 2008(2008-04-04) (aged 84)
Somerset West, Western Cape, RSA
Championship titles
1966 South African Rally Drivers Championship
Awards
1966
2002
Springbok Colours
MSA Lifetime Achievement Award

Francis Bagnal Kidger Tucker (30 April 1923 – 4 April 2008) was a South African rally driver, who was the 1966 South African Rally Drivers Champion.[1]

Tucker was heavily involved with the development of the Kyalami racetrack and served as Steward for all the Grand Prix events at Kyalami until SAMRAC sold the circuit. He was also involved with the organization of the Castrol International Rally and a recipient of the Motorsport South African (MSA) Lifetime Achievement award.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MSA Handbook 2007". MOTORSPORT SOUTH AFRICA. Retrieved 2008-10-28. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Francis Tucker passed away". MOTORSPORT SOUTH AFRICA. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
Sporting positions
Preceded by
EL van Bergen
SA Rally Driverschampionship
1966
Succeeded by
Jan Hettema