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Johnny Dumfries, the Seventh Marquess of Bute and Ayrton Senna Teammate Dies At 62

Johnny Dumfries (Photo Credit: Twitter)

Dumfries began 15 Grand Prix with a greatest results of fifth in Hungary in his one season alongside Senna.

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  • Last Updated:March 23, 2021, 12:13 IST
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Former Formula One driver and Le Mans winner Johnny Dumfries, who was a teammate to Brazilian Ayrton Senna at Lotus in 1986, has died on the age of 62, his household mentioned on Monday. More formally often known as John Colum Crichton-Stuart, the seventh Marquess of Bute and Earl of Dumfries, he was inheritor to one in all Scotland’s most aristocratic households.

Dumfries began 15 Grand Prix with a greatest results of fifth in Hungary in his one season alongside Senna, who was the clear primary on the staff.

“The indomitable spirit and energy which Johnny brought to his life will be greatly missed, and the immense warmth and love with which he embraced his family,” the BBC quoted a household assertion as saying.

“His heart was firmly rooted on the Island of Bute where he spent much of his time.”

Dumfries received the Le Mans 24 Hours sportscar race with Jaguar in 1988 as a part of a crew that additionally featured Dutchman Jan Lammers and Briton Andy Wallace.

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