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Ian Ashley

Ian Ashley, 1974. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Ian Ashley, 1974. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Ian Ashley, June 2011. Copyright Peter Jones, 2011. Used with permission.

Ian Ashley, June 2011. Copyright Peter Jones, 2011. Used with permission.

Born:

26 Oct 1947
Wuppertal, Germany

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

4 (1974-1977)

F2 starts:

0 (1976)

Became a pilot after a big crash led to F1 retirement. He made a racing return to the British Touring Car series in 1993, then into sidecars. In 1999, he quit as a pilot and raced in the TVR Tuscan series - he also tried fencing and polo! Still involved in motor racing, although he tends to do more work as a mechanic now, but is still racing, in club and historic racing, continuing a career he started back in 1964, when he raced karts.

Biography last updated 23 Sep 2014