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Jackie Oliver

Jackie Oliver, 1975. Copyright Kurt Engelmann (www.myF5000.com), 2010. Used with permission.

Jackie Oliver, 1975. Copyright Kurt Engelmann (www.myF5000.com), 2010. Used with permission.

Jackie Oliver, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 6th July 2019. Copyright Gergely Gabris, 2019. Used with Permission.

Jackie Oliver, Goodwood Festival of Speed, 6th July 2019. Copyright Gergely Gabris, 2019. Used with Permission.

Born:

14 Aug 1942
Chadwell Heath, nr. Romford, Essex

Nationality:

Great Britain

Grands Prix:

50 (1967-1977)

F2 starts:

11 (1967-1968)

Teams:

Arrows (1978-1996)

Instrumental in the management of Arrows and after a pay-out, walked out of the sport with a huge fortune. Lives in Bedfordshire and still races in selected historic events. He is also a director of the BRDC, is involved in the self-storage business, and he acts as a consultant to both the BRDC, and also, many current F1 teams. Also enjoys shooting in his spare time. Jackie was director of a fabrications firm before becoming a Grand Prix driver. He started in hillclimbs and rallies with his first circuit race coming in 1951 at Brands Hatch in a Mini Minor. Please also see the interview with Jackie at https://www.oldracingcars.com/drivers/interview/Jackie-Oliver/

Biography last updated 12 Jul 2020