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9 December 1936 (84)
Doug Serrurier (9 December 1920)
Ed Elisian (9 December 1926)
André Milhoux (9 December 1928)
Wayne Weiler (9 December 1934)

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about Ben Pon

Bernardus Marinus "Ben" Pon (9 December 1936 in Amersfoort, Netherlands) is a vintner and former Olympian and motor racing driver from the Netherlands. He competed in one Formula One race, the 1962 Dutch Grand Prix, but had a far longer career in sports car racing, before turning his back on the track to concentrate on the wine trade. He also represented the Netherlands in clay pigeon shooting at the 1972 Summer Olympics, finishing 31st.


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1962 Jo Bonnier
Dan Gurney
Carel Godin de Beaufort
Rob Slotemaker
Heinz Schiller
Colin Davis
Nino Vaccarella
Heini Walter
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