Guy Richard Goronwy Edwards QGM
(born December 30, 1942 in Macclesfield
) is a former racing driver from England
. Although best known for his sportscar and UK Formula One
career, as well as for brokering sponsorship deals, Edwards participated in 17 World Championship Formula One Grands Prix, debuting on January 13, 1974. He scored no championship points.
He competed in the Aurora Formula One Championship
in the UK from 1978 to 1980, scoring several wins driving March
chassis. In 1979 he scored the only race win for a Fittipaldi Formula One chassis.
Edwards is most renowned for being one of the drivers, along with Arturo Merzario
, Brett Lunger
and Harald Ertl
who saved Niki Lauda
from his burning car during the 1976 German Grand Prix
, for which he was later awarded a Queen's Gallantry Medal
for his bravery. Currently, he works helping racing drivers to get sponsorship.
Complete World Championship Formula One results
- Rainer, N. & Diepraam, M. 2000. 8W. Christmas 2000. Accessed: 21-08-2007