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Martin Slater

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Born:

26 Jun 1936
Windsor, Berkshire

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

Lyncar (1974-1975)

Still works as an independent designer and engineer, although he's largely retired now. Ran the Lyncar engineering firm for many years after the Formula 1 attempt. Slater, whose first name is actually Harold, also worked as a design engineer for Lola, March, Brabham and McLaren but also designed Formula Junior cars. Through Lyncar, Martin also worked on sportscars and the movie industry, but he initially got into racing as a driver.

Biography last updated 24 Jan 2015