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Chris Murphy, Barcelona GP2 Race, 10th May 2009. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Chris Murphy, Barcelona GP2 Race, 10th May 2009. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

15 Apr 1957
Farnworth, Bolton, Lancashire

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

Lola, Lotus, March, Zakspeed (1987-1994)

Mechanic, designer and engineer who joined Astromega in F3000 after his spell in F1. Now works in the British Formula 3 series as their technical director, but also as a consultant engineer. He also runs and develops a racing simulation software company, DATAS Ltd. and runs Beau Ideal, which is a classic car hire company as well as an engineering and design consultancy. On top of all this, Chris, who now lives in Norfolk as well as Spain, somehow finds time to drive in the odd historic festival, in numerous Lotus cars. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Biography last updated 13 May 2017