Surtees doesn't need a knighthood

Surtees doesn't need a knighthood

Once again, the only world champion on two and four wheels was absent from the new year's honours list. But EDD STRAW doesn't think it matters

Every time the twice-yearly honours list is released, the cries and clamours for John Surtees to be knighted are reignited.

Certainly, Sir John Surtees has a nice ring to it, and as the only person to win the world championship on two and four wheels it would absolutely be merited. But his perennial absence from the list hardly matters.

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