Chris Amon: A legend's career in pictures

In 1977, at the age of 34, Chris called it a day on his career in motor racing and returned home to New Zealand to look after the family's sheep farming business, living a contented and relaxed life with his wife Tish, their daughter Georgie, and twin sons, James and Alex.

Although encouraged on many occasions over the years to travel to Europe to visit old racing acquaintances, he remained on the family farm, his racing career a memory from a bygone era.

"Not bad for a farm boy from Bulls," was how Christopher Amon, MBE, assessed his life and times in motorsport.



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