Mike Sparken

Michel Poberejsky ( born June 16, 1930 in Neuilly -sur -Seine, † 21 September 2012 in Beaulieu -sur -Mer ) was a French racing driver.


Poberejsky, who raced under the pseudonym Mike Sparken, began his career in 1952 with an Aston Martin DB2 and a class win in Montlhery. Most of his race drove the French in North Africa. In 1955, he won on a 3-liter Ferrari 750S sports car race at Agadir. With the Ferrari Poberejsky drove sports regularly and chariot races in the UK.

His only use in a single-seater he had the 1955 Grand Prix of Great Britain. On a plant - Gordini he finished seventh, but had the goal nine laps behind the winner Stirling Moss, who won his first Grand Prix.

Poberejsky died on September 21, 2012 82 -year-old with cancer.

Le Mans results