Dennis Poore

Saturday 19th August 1916

Born on this day, Dennis Poore, British entrepreneur, financier and sometime racing driver. Poore used his personal weath to bankroll the founding, in 1950, of the motor racing journal Autosport. He himself was a keen motor sport participant, and competed in two Formula One World Championship Grands Prix in 1952. He made his debut in the British Grand Prix on 19 July 1952, where he finished fourth. He scored 3 championship points

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