The Author

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Career Highlights

1990-1998: Race mechanic with Benetton Formula Ltd. During this time, Benetton secured two FIA Formula 1 Drivers’ Championships (Michael Schumacher – 1994 & 1995) and the 1995 FIA Formula 1 Constructors’ Championship. They also encountered a small refueling mishap during the 1994 Grand Prix of Germany, held in Hockenheim.

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1998-2008: Technical Editor, F1 Racing Magazine.

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2000-2012: Speedvision – Speed Channel – SPEED. The network’s lead Formula 1 technical analyst & live television broadcaster.

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2013 – Present: NBS SPORTS. The network’s lead Formula 1 technical analyst & live television broadcaster. Analyst with NBC’s MECUM Events.

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2018 – Present: FOX SPORTS. The network’s host of their live FIA Formula-E coverage.

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Writer, Author & Audiobook Narrator.

Never out of print since its day of publication, now more than twenty years ago,            The Mechanic’s Tale holds a world record – Formula 1’s best selling title in history.

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Education Highlights

1967 – 1972: Saint Paul’s Primary School – Woodhouse Eaves: 25 Yards Breaststroke Swimming Certificate.

1977 – 1999: Rawlins Academy – O-Level English Literature. O-Level English Language. O-Level History. O-Level Woodwork.

1979 – 1982:  Loughborough University Technical College -City & Guilds Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship (Four Year Indentured) – Graduated with Distinctions & Mentioned in Dispatches –

2012 Sheffield University – A-Level English Literature.