Nigel Stepney

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Nigel Stepney
Personal information
Born14 November 1958
DiedMay 2, 2014(2014-05-02) (aged 55)
OccupationRace car mechanic

Nigel Stepney (14 November 1958[1] – 2 May 2014) was a British Formula One mechanic. He was the team manager and chief mechanic of JRM Racing,[2] in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

He started in Formula One as a mechanic at Shadow in 1977, then followed Elio de Angelis to Team Lotus before moving to Benetton for the late 1980s and early 90s. He worked with Scuderia Ferrari with Michael Schumacher, Rory Byrne and Ross Brawn.

He was killed in a road traffic incident on the M20 motorway in Ashford, Kent on 2 May 2014, aged 55.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Nigel Stepney 1958 – 2014" (PDF). JRM Group. Daventry, Northamptonshire: JR Motorsports Group. 2 May 2014. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 May 2014. Retrieved 2 May 2014.
  2. "THE TEAMS JRM Racing". Archived from the original on 21 September 2012. Retrieved 15 Oct 2012.
  3. Noble, Jonathan (2 May 2014). "Ex-Ferrari Formula 1 mechanic Nigel Stepney killed in road accident". Retrieved 2 May 2014.