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Lord Alexander Hesketh

Lord Alexander Hesketh, 1977. Copyright, Alan Cox, 2018. Used with Permission.

Lord Alexander Hesketh, 1977. Copyright, Alan Cox, 2018. Used with Permission.

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Born:

28 Oct 1950
Northampton

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

Hesketh (1974-1975)

Maverick, fun-loving youth who found success both on-track and in shaking up the F1 establishment. However, since F1, he's been very much part of THE establishment, as he became a government minister and was Chief Whip in the House of Lords during John Major's leadership. Was a leading Conservative peer, but in 2011, he joined the UK Independence Party instead. Has many business interests, including as a director of Kazakhstan's national airline, Air Astaena and he also works in greyhound racing as a promoter and official.

Biography last updated 3 Mar 2018