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Paddy Lowe

Paddy Lowe, Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka, 9th October 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2011. Used with permission.

Paddy Lowe, Japanese Grand Prix, Suzuka, 9th October 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic 2011. Used with permission.

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Born:

08 Apr 1962
Nottingham

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

McLaren, Mercedes, Williams (2011- )

Son of Church of Ireland missionaries, Lowe grew up in Kenya, and started enjoying racing when the East Africa Rally passed by nearby. After getting his MA at Cambridge University, he worked for Metal Box as a systems engineer for a while, before joining Williams in 1986. Joined McLaren in 1993, and then moved to Mercedes in 2013 and then combined his role as technical director with a team principal role. In 2017, he rejoined Williams in a similiar role. He has worked, developed or created many things in F1 including brake steer devices and active differential. Lives in Oxfordshire.

Biography last updated 20 Dec 2016