Allan Staniforth

A highly popular figure wherever he appeared, Allan Staniforth was one of Britain's true motorsport characters and was still competing in his single-seater, motorcycle-engined hillclimb car just weeks before he died in May 2009 at the age of 84. Until his retirement, he was a journalist on the Daily Mirror, although his day job was very much a means to finance his love of motorsport. His contribution towards helping would-be competition car designers and competitors better understand the...See more