A Johnny Dumfries Shoei racing helmet, used during the Le Mans winning season of 1988,
Lot 84
A Johnny Dumfries Shoei racing helmet, used during the Le Mans winning season of 1988,
£1,000 - 1,200
US$ 1,600 - 1,900

Lot Details
A Johnny Dumfries Shoei racing helmet, used during the Le Mans winning season of 1988,
in black with white and gold decoration, painted with Code Masters logos, applied with Prontaprint sticker, with scrutineer's stickers for 1988 Le Mans and 1988 ADAC 1000km, signed 'Martin: with best wishes from Johnny Dumfries, 89' in red pen, worn, fitted with radio and leads, complete with clear visor.

Footnotes

  • Racing under the name of Johnny Dumfries, John Colum Crichton-Stuart, 7th Marquess of Bute, and the Earl of Dumfries before 1993, was a keen and capable racing driver. He the won the 1984 British Formula Three Championship. In 1986 he raced a single season in Formula One, for the Lotus team as a team mate of Ayrton Senna. He competed in 16 Grands Prix and scored 3 championship points.

    A participant in the 24 Hour race at Le mans from 1987-1991, his best moment came in 1988, when he won the race driving a Silk Cut-sponsored Jaguar XJR-9 with his co-drivers Andy Wallace and Jan Lammers.

    This helmet was gifted to the designer of the colour scheme by the driver.
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