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Robin Widdows

Robin Widdows. Copyright Carlos Ghys(www.carlosghys.be), 2013. Used with Permission.

Robin Widdows. Copyright Carlos Ghys(www.carlosghys.be), 2013. Used with Permission.

Robin Widdows, Autosport International Show, Birmingham, 9th January 2015. Copyright Tony Gallagher, 2015. Used with permission.

Robin Widdows, Autosport International Show, Birmingham, 9th January 2015. Copyright Tony Gallagher, 2015. Used with permission.

Born:

27 May 1942
Cowley, nr. Uxbridge, Middlesex

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

1 (1968)

F2 starts:

20 (1967-1970)

Worked for Moet and Chandon for years, which kept him closely linked with F1. Now spends most of his time at his home in Majorca. Widdows was possibly better known for his bobsleigh exploits, representing Great Britain at the 1964 and 1968 Winter Olympics. 1964 was also the first year of racing for Robin, a career which was primarily spent in Formula 2. He also raced in sportscars before retiring in 1970.

Biography last updated 26 Aug 2014