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Tim Schenken

Tim Schenken, 1971. Copyright Patrice Vatan (Memoire des Stands) 2009. Used with permission.

Tim Schenken, 1971. Copyright Patrice Vatan (Memoire des Stands) 2009. Used with permission.

Tim Schenken, 2013. Copyright Tim Schenken, 2013. Used with Permission.

Tim Schenken, 2013. Copyright Tim Schenken, 2013. Used with Permission.

Born:

26 Sep 1943
Gordon, Sydney, New South Wales

Nationality:

Australia

Grands Prix:

33 (1970-1974)

F2 starts:

36 (1970-1975)

Clerk of the Course at the Australian Grand Prix, although Tim also presided over the first Singaporean GP as well. He also represents the Australian Motor Sport Federation and is also race director of the Australian V8 Supercars series. In addition, Schenken has a number of business interests in Melbourne. After Formula 1, Schenken largely raced in sportscars before founding the Tiga racing cars business with Howden Ganley. Tim excelled in Formula 3 but his results in Formula 1 were solid rather than spectacular, but he had numerous high-profile wins in sportscars.

Biography last updated 27 Feb 2015