Eddie Keizan (12 September 1944 – 21 May 2016) was a South African racing driver. He raced in three World Championship Formula One Grands Prix during the 1970s, debuting on 3 March 1973. He scored no championship points.
|Born||September 12, 1944|
|Died||21 May 2016 (aged 71)|
Johannesburg, South Africa
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Teams||non-works Tyrrell, non-works Lotus|
|First entry||1973 South African Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1975 South African Grand Prix|
Keizan was born in Johannesburg. After success in South Africa driving saloons and sports cars, Keizan moved into Formula 5000 where he won the national championship. He participated in the South African Formula One championships as well, including three World Championship South African Grands Prix, twice with a Tyrrell owned by Alex Blignaut - this car had been previously raced by Jackie Stewart. For the third of his three attempts, Keizan drove a Lotus 72, entered by local outfit Team Gunston.
After Formula One, Keizan raced in touring cars and also concentrated on his business interests, including a successful alloy wheels company, TSW Alloy Wheels formally known as Tiger Sports Wheels.
Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit
|1973||Blignaut Lucky Strike Racing||Tyrrell 004||Cosworth DFV V8||ARG||BRA||RSA
|1974||Blignaut Embassy Racing||Tyrrell 004||Cosworth DFV V8||ARG||BRA||RSA
|1975||Team Gunston||Lotus 72||Cosworth DFV V8||ARG||BRA||RSA