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John Nicholson

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John Nicholson, 2009. Copyright Michael Clark, 2010. Used with permission.

John Nicholson, 2009. Copyright Michael Clark, 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

06 Oct 1941
Auckland

Nationality:

New Zealand

Grands Prix:

1 (1976-1978)

F2 starts:

1 (1976)

Still very much involved in the engine and motor racing business, which is affiliated with McLaren, and is based in Berkshire, England. His engine company were also suppliers to the Grand Prix Masters series. The business has grown and diversified in recent years, and now also supply and repair aviation engines, as well as other aviation parts, and also are distributors for an alternative fuel program. John is a qualified engine tuner and also drove in powerboat racing between 1977 and 1984. Nicholson is still a fan of the water and has raced on his jet ski near both his UK home in Berkshire, and his New Zealand home in Clarks Beach, where he also enjoys playing golf.

Biography last updated 26 Nov 2014