Chris Craft (racing driver)

British racing driver and engineer

Christopher Craft (17 November 1939 – 20 February 2021) was a British racing driver who competed in many different forms of motor sport.

Chris Craft
Born(1939-11-17)17 November 1939
Porthleven, Cornwall, England, UK
Died20 February 2021(2021-02-20) (aged 81)
Essex, England, UK
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Active years1971
Teamsnon-works Brabham
Entries2 (1 start)
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1971 Canadian Grand Prix
Last entry1971 United States Grand Prix

Craft was born in Porthleven, Cornwall.

He began his career in 1962, with a Ford Anglia[1] and became known as a leading saloon car racer. He moved to sports cars from 1968, with a Chevron and then joined forces with Alain de Cadenet to drive his Porsche 908 and McLaren M8C.

Craft died on 20 February 2021, aged 81.[2]


  1. Small, Steve. The Complete Guinness Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 115. ISBN 0851127029.
  2. Chris Craft