Race of my Life: John Fitch

Race of my Life: John Fitch

John Fitch, who died yesterday, was a sportscar ace in the 1950s. Back in 2010, he picked out his GT class win in the 1955 Mille Miglia as the race of his life

I have to be most proud of the 1955 Mille Miglia, which I did in a production car – the Gullwing Mercedes-Benz 300SL.

I finished fifth overall from a starting line-up of over 500 cars. I was only beaten by four racing cars, and won the Grand Touring Class.

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