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.

Born:

26 Oct 1947
Wuppertal, Germany

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

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

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.

Biography last updated 11 Nov 2012