Hawthorn, (John) Michael [Mike]
- Michael Frostick
- , revised by Mark Pottle
Hawthorn, (John) Michael [Mike] (1929–1959), racing motorist, was born in Mexborough, Yorkshire, on 10 April 1929, the only son of Leslie Hawthorn (d. 1954), motor engineer and racing motorcyclist, and his wife, Winifred Mary Symonds. Educated at Ardingly, he achieved no great success as a sportsman, being 'indolent by nature'. His parents moved to ...