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Tony Purnell

Tony Purnell, Belgian Grand Prix, Spa Francorchamps, Belgium, 15th September 2007. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Tony Purnell, Belgian Grand Prix, Spa Francorchamps, Belgium, 15th September 2007. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

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Born:

23 May 1958
Carshalton, Surrey

Nationality:

Great Britain

Teams:

Jaguar (2002-2004)

Electronics expert who had a CEO role with Jaguar. Now concentrates on other business projects and for a few years he was technical consultant for the FIA, especially in the road car division of the organisation, but left in 2010. He is, and has been since 2013, the head of technology for British Cycling. A fully qualified graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tony works on a number of projects for British Cycling, which includes data analysis, tools to help riders and coaches and works very closely with British cycling legend Chris Boardman to help the team achieve success in World and Olympic events. Tony himself also cycles in local road races.

Biography last updated 15 Apr 2016