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20 November 1919
20 January 2004 (84)
Gunnar Nilsson (20 November 1948)
Stefan Bellof (20 November 1957)

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1952 Swiss Grand Prix
1954 British Grand Prix

about Alan Brown

Alan Everest Brown (born in Malton, Yorkshire, 20 November 1919 – died in Guildford, Surrey, 20 January 2004) was a British racing driver from England. He took up motor racing in a Cooper, later forming the Ecurie Richmond team with Eric Brandon. He participated in 9 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on 18 May 1952 and numerous non-Championship Formula One races. He scored two championship points. He was the first driver to score championship points for Cooper and also gave the first Vanwall its race debut.


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1952, 1953, 1954,

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season teammate
1952 Eric Brandon
Mike Hawthorn
Reg Parnell
David Murray
Ken Wharton
Cooper compare 1952
1953 John Barber
Adolfo Cruz
Ken Wharton
Stirling Moss
Bob Gerard
Peter Whitehead
Tony Crook
Jimmy Stewart
Rodney Nuckey
Cooper compare 1953
1954 Horace Gould
Bob Gerard
Peter Whitehead
Eric Brandon
Rodney Nuckey
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