1982- 83 Race
mechanic to composite laminator,to
workshop coordinator to design draughtsman with Maurer, German,
U.K. based F2 car constructor and race team. Race wins achieved
by lead driver Steffen Bellof at Silverstone, Hockenheim & Pau.
and design engineer for R.K. Technologies U.K. based
carbon fibre manufacturer. Designer of R.K. March 847 Can-Am car,
finishing 2nd in last Can-Am championship in 1984 with Jim Crawford,
with race wins at Hall County , Trois Rivieres & Green Valley.
race engineer for Zakspeed, West Germany , involved in
the design of the 841 Zakspeed F1 car driven by Jonathan Palmer.
of the Ford Probe GTP sports prototype car for Zakspeed
U.S.A. This was the first all carbon fibre composite monocoque sports
car. Moved to Detroit , U.S.A. as chief engineer to oversee building
and running of the car in IMSA - GTP Championship. Race win at Laguna
Zakspeed, Germany for design and race engineering of
the 871 Zakspeed F1 car, driven by Martin Brundle and Christian
Danner, in the 1987 World Formula 1 Championship.
by Eric Broadley as design and race engineer for the
Lola Ford F1 project. Subsequently promoted to F1 project leader
and chief designer. Responsible for the design of the LC89, Lola
Lamborghini V12 GP car, followed by the evolutionary LC90 Lamborghini
V12 GP car, driven primarily by Philippe Alliot. Podium place achieved
by Aguri Suzuki in Japan GP 1990.
position of design director for Leyton House Racing.
Responsible for the design and manufacture of the CG911, all new
Ilmor V10 engined Grand prix car, driven by Ivan Capelli and Mauricio
by the new management of Team Lotus Ltd., appointed chief
designer, subsequently promoted to design director / chief engineer.
Responsible for the design and engineering of the Lotus T102C-Ford
V8, T107-Ford V8, T107B-Ford V8, T107C-Mugen ZA5C V10, T109-Mugen
ZA5C, T109B-Mugen Honda ZA5D V10, and the unbuilt 1995 specification
T112-Mugen Honda ZA5E V10 Grand Prix cars, driven by Mikka Hakkinen,
Johnny Herbert, and Alessandro Zanardi.
engineer to Indianapolis based Patrick Racing Indy car team
Running T9700 Lola primary Firestone car for driver Scott Pruett.
Race win at Michigan super speedway.
Ltd. Consultant senior engineer to Lola Cars, advising
on special projects.
senior engineer to Belgian based Team Astromega. Running
Lola T9650, T9950 and B250 cars in the FIA European F3000 Championships
for drivers Soheil Ayari, Boris Derichbourg, Gonzalo Rodriguez,
Gaston Mezzacane, Justin Wilson, Fernando Alonso, Dino Morelli,
Marc Goosens, Georgio Pantano, Enrico Toccacelo, Mario Haberfeld
and Rob Nguyen. Race wins at Helsinki , Nurburgring , Monaco , Spa
D.A.T.A.S. Ltd. with co-director and vehicle dynamicist Steffen Kosuch, to develop
and market ‘RaceSim' simulation software and associated race engineering
and design tools.
race engineer to Phoenix team
Opel, running Opel DTM 'silouette' touring car for previous series
champion Laurent Aiello.
2004 Elected Associate Member of BRDC for ‘significant contribution to British Motorsport’
race engineer to BCN Competetion,
running up and comingJapanese driver Hiroki Yoshimoto in the inaugural
GP2 F1 support series. Many race fastes laps.
race engineer to Piquet Sport
running Brazilians Alex Negrao and Nelson Piquet Junior in the 2nd
year of the GP2 series. Many pole positions, race wins and fastest
laps. Narrowly missed winning the championship with Piquet Junior
(to Lewis Hamilton) at the last race in Monza.
Director for Campos Grand Prix, becoming Technical Director, Sporting Director & Team Manager for rebranded Addax Team in 2009. GP2 Team Champions 2008. GP2 Team Champions 2011. 25 GP2 Race wins for drivers Giorgio Pantano, Vitaly Petrov, Lucas DiGrassi, Romain Grojean, Sergio Perez, Giedo van der Garde, Charles Pic and Johnny Cecotto Jnr at Magny Cours, Monza (3), Valencia (Cheste), Sepang (2), Bahrain, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, Budapest, Valencia street circuit (2), Barcelona (2), Istanbul, Silverstone, Spa (2), Hockenheim and Monaco (4). 36 other podium places and six drivers progressed into F1.
2009 Appointed Fellow of Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).
Director BRDC F4
Director BRDC F3
with handling expert and former Lotus Grand Prix
driver John Miles
Herbert in the Lotus T107B active car
Alonso & Marc Goosens, Astromega F3000, Spa P1 & P2
Romain Grojean & Vitaly Petrov, Addax GP2, Monaco P1 & P2