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Derek Gardner

Derek Gardner. Copyright The GP Library, 2011. Used with permission.

Derek Gardner. Copyright The GP Library, 2011. Used with permission.

Derek Gardner. Copyright, the late David McKinney, 2014. Used with Permission of his sister, Margaret Logan, 2014.

Derek Gardner. Copyright, the late David McKinney, 2014. Used with Permission of his sister, Margaret Logan, 2014.

Born:

19 Sep 1931
Warwick

Died:

07 Jan 2011
Lutterworth, Leicestershire

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

Matra, Tyrrell (1969-1976)

Innovative designer who was with Borg-Warner as a R and D director. Eventually retired to Lutterworth, Leicestershire, where he kept an interest in historics, as well as still following the modern day version of the sport until his recent death. He also designed boats and microlites during his long career as a designer.

Biography last updated 2 Feb 2011