Brian Henton

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Brian Henton (born 19th September, 1946 in Castle Donington, Leicestershire) is a British former racing driver known for his appearances in Formula One.

Henton would come into motorsport at a later stage than many of his contemporaries, not starting racing until he was 23 years old. He initially gained success by winning the British Formula Vee championship in 1971, after which he brazenly declared that he'd become a World Champion eventually.

By 1976, Henton would be attempting to drive in four races for Luton-based Formula One team B&S Fabrications - none of which he'd manage to qualify in. His only outing in a F1 race that season would be when he drove for Ensign at the British Grand Prix. He would retire early on in the race with a transmission problem.

The following year, Henton would switch to the Hesketh team - taking in another four rounds.