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Mike Earle

Mike Earle, 1977. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Mike Earle, 1977. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Mike Earle, Autosport Show, NEC, Birmingham. 8th January 2009. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Mike Earle, Autosport Show, NEC, Birmingham. 8th January 2009. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

08 Mar 1940
Littlehampton, Sussex

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

Onyx, Lec, Kauhsen (1973-1989)

Instrumental in Derek Bell's career. After his Formula 1 spell with Onyx, Earle built show cars, worked for the Sultan of Brunei and then managed sportscar/touring car outfit, Arena Motorsport, until the team went bust in 2012. In 2014, he announced that he was bringing back the Onyx name and subsequently, in 2015, the team competed in the new International TC3 touring car series. However he isn't running the team in 2016 and now only has limited involvement with the sport, retaining some business interests. He was also heavily involved with Zytek engines and is still a young driver consultant and manager. Earle also worked with Lec and Kauhsen as a team manager, as well as running the Church Farm racing team.

Biography last updated 10 Jul 2017