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16 December 1920 (101)
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12th (1957 British Grand Prix)
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1956 Italian Grand Prix
1957 British Grand Prix

about Les Leston

Alfred Lazarus Fingleston (16 December 1920 – 13 May 2012), better known as Les Leston, was a British racing driver, born in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire.


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1956, 1957,

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teams & teammates

season teammate
1956 Piero Scotti
Jack Fairman
Desmond Titterington
Archie Scott Brown
Ron Flockhart
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1957 Jack Brabham
Mike MacDowel
Roy Salvadori
Bob Gerard
Tony Marsh
Brian Naylor
Dick Gibson
Paul England
Ron Flockhart
Herbert MacKay-Fraser
Jack Fairman
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