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Willy Rampf

Willi Rampf. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Willi Rampf. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

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Born:

20 Jun 1953
Thalheim

Nationality:

Germany

Teams:

BMW, Sauber (2001-2010)

Long-time worker with Sauber, who was head of the technical department with them pre and post Sauber BMW takeover. Stood down from them in 2010 for new challenges, which ended up being Volkswagen Motorsport's technical director, which is a role in which he remains. Rampf has been in motorsport since the 1970's, initially working as a mechanic for a team attempting the Paris-Dakar rally. He has also worked as a chassis development engineer and a race engineer either with BMW or Sauber. Away from his work at Volkswagen, he rides and builds motorcycles, and has even raced in a rally or two in Southern Africa.

Biography last updated 22 Feb 2015