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Tiff Needell

Tiff Needell, 1978. Copyright Alan Cox, 2010. Used with permission.

Tiff Needell, 1978. Copyright Alan Cox, 2010. Used with permission.

Tiff Needell. Copyright Tiff Needell, permission to use given and supplied to Gergely Gabris, 2009.

Tiff Needell. Copyright Tiff Needell, permission to use given and supplied to Gergely Gabris, 2009.

Born:

29 Oct 1951
Havant, Hampshire

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

1 (1980)

F2 starts:

4 (1977-1981)

Now best known in Britain as a TV broadcaster. He has raced, due to his TV links, in numerous series over the years, including more recently, endurance events, including the FIA GT series. More recently, he's been a regular in historic events, including Historic Formula Ford. Now lives in Wiltshire. His TV work has somewhat overshadowed his racing career which started over 40 years ago when he won a Formula Ford Lotus in a competition in Autosport and then saw him battle his way up the ranks to finally reach Formula 1 in 1980.

Biography last updated 23 Sep 2014