Family and friends bid a final farewell to John Surtees

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Formula 1 legend John Surtees who passed away earlier this month at 83 was laid to rest by family, friends and fans yesterday at Worth Abbey, in West Sussex.

More than 300 mourners paid tribute to the only man in motorpsort to win world titles in both Formula 1 and motorcycling.

"John was a consummate professional, a gentleman, an incredible champion on two and four wheels and a gentle, massive giant," said an emotional Nigel Mansell.

"When you spoke to him he was so unassuming you actually forgot he was the champion he was. I found him awesome, but he was a friend. He was an awesome friend."

In the BBC video below, a few familiar faces offer a tribute and their memories of the great British motorsport champion.