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Steve Nichols

Steve Nichols, 1990. Copyright LAT Photographic (wwww.latphotographic.co.uk), 2012. Used with Permission.

Steve Nichols, 1990. Copyright LAT Photographic (wwww.latphotographic.co.uk), 2012. Used with Permission.

Steve Nichols, Autosport International Show, NEC Birmingham, England, 13th January 2012. Copyright LAT Photographic (wwww.latphotographic.co.uk), 2012. Used with Permission.

Steve Nichols, Autosport International Show, NEC Birmingham, England, 13th January 2012. Copyright LAT Photographic (wwww.latphotographic.co.uk), 2012. Used with Permission.

Born:

20 Feb 1947
Salt Lake City, Utah

Nationality:

United States

Teams:

Ferrari, Jaguar, Jordan, McLaren (1987-2002)

Had kept a relatively low profile since leaving Jaguar. Works as an independent consultant and engineer, but was also recently a director of B3 Technologies. Nichols initially worked in the aerospace industry, becoming a development engineer after leaving University. Ten years later he moved into motorsport, with his greatest success being at McLaren, designing the race-winning McLaren MP4/3 and then the all-conquering 1988 championship winning MP4/4. Spells with Ferrari, Jordan and Sauber followed before he rejoined McLaren as a technical consultant in the late 1990's. Nichols still lives in the UK.

Biography last updated 1 Jan 2017