He was killed on his fifth start, after a collision with Jacky Ickx on lap one of the race.
Career[edit | edit source]
He returned to Formula One with Brabham in the 1966 French Grand Prix, where he managed to snatch his only career point. He then raced 2 more races after this, where he placed 8th both times. He started the 1966 German Grand Prix, but died after a lap one crash.
Death[edit | edit source]
While racing in the 1966 German Grand Prix, Taylor collided with Jacky Ickx on the first lap, on the approach to Quiddelbacher-Hohe. The car caught fire, but Taylor managed to free himself from the wreck. He was transferred to a nearby hospital, where he died four weeks later of severe burns.
Formula One Statistical Overview[edit | edit source]
Formula One Record[edit | edit source]
|Year||Entrant||Team||WDC Points||WDC Pos.||Report|
|1963||Bob Gerard Racing||Cooper-Ford||Non-championship only|
|1964||Bob Gerard Racing||Cooper-Ford||0||NC||Report|
|1965||Bob Gerard Racing||Cooper-Climax||Non-championship only|
- Italics donate non-championship entries.
Career Statistics[edit | edit source]
|Front Row Starts||0|
|Distance Raced||1288.8 km (801 mi)|
|Distance Led||0 km (0 mi)|
Career Results[edit | edit source]
|Complete Formula One results|
|3rd||DNQ||Did not qualify|
|5th||Points finish||DNPQ||Did not pre-qualify|
|14th||Non-points finish||TD||Test driver|
|NC||Non-classified finish (<90% race distance)||DNS||Did not start|
|Italics||Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap||[+] More Symbols|
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