F1 »

Who is Steve Nichols?

For three years, between 1995 and 1998, he assumed the role of technical consultant, advising on all aspects of Formula One car design and development. Appointed head of vehicle engineering in 1996, Nichols took on the additional responsibility for all technical aspects of the F1 operation, before moving on again, as head of future projects, in 1998. Responsible for longer term concepts within the McLaren organisation outside of the annual car design cycle, this is where he remained until the opportunity to join Jaguar satisfied a craving to get back to a hands-on role in grands prix racing.

A keen racer himself, Nichols could be seen regularly competing in one of the historic Formula Ford 2000 categories in Britain, although his track activities have had to take a back seat to work commitments in recent years.

He replaces another former Jordan man - Gary Anderson - at Jaguar, and will team up with new CEO, and fellow American, Bobby Rahal, and a technical team headed up by designer John Russell and aerodynamicist Mark Handford as the team attempts to forget a woeful debut season.


Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Ayrton Senna. Marlboro. McLaren. Rio Testing. F1.testing.
Caterham
Valtteri Bottas - Williams
Daniel Ricciardo - Red Bull Racing
Lewis Hamilton - Mercedes
24.05.2015- Race, William Stevens (GBR) Manor Marussia F1 Team
24.05.2015- Atmosphere
24.05.2015- Race, Lewis Hamilton (GBR) Mercedes AMG F1 W06
24.05.2015- Podium, winner Nico Rosberg (GER) Mercedes AMG F1 W06
24.05.2015- Race, Fernando Alonso (ESP) McLaren Honda MP4-30 out of the race
24.05.2015- Race, Sebastian Vettel (GER) Scuderia Ferrari SF15-T
24.05.2015- Race, Fernando Alonso (ESP) McLaren Honda MP4-30 is burning after the stop
24.05.2015- Race, Jenson Button (GBR) McLaren Honda MP4-30
24.05.2015- Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR10
24.05.2015- Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari SF15-T
24.05.2015- Race, Max Verstappen (NED) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR10 crash after a contact with Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E23 in St. Devote corner
24.05.2015- Race, Max Verstappen (NED) Scuderia Toro Rosso STR10 crash after a contact with Romain Grosjean (FRA) Lotus F1 Team E23 in St. Devote corner
24.05.2015- Race, Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Scuderia Ferrari SF15-T

Start the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.




© 1999 - 2015 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.