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James Key

James Key, 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

James Key, 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

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Born:

14 Jan 1972
Chelmsford, Essex

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

Midland, Spyker, Force India, Sauber, Toro Rosso (2006- )

Designer and engineer who moved up the Jordan ranks to become chief designer in 2006, for the re-branded Midland team. Then stayed with the outfit when they became Force India in 2008, but he then left them in 2010 to move to Sauber. In 2012, he left Sauber and now works at Scuderia Toro Rosso. Before he entered motor racing, James was a long-time data engineer with Lotus Engineering, having joined the business when he graduated as a mechanical engineer from Nottingham University. During his time in the sport, he has been involved in aerodynamics and vehicle dynamics as well as race car design.

Biography last updated 9 Oct 2016