Kenneth McAlpine

racecar driver

Kenneth McAlpine, OBE DL (born 21 September 1920) is a British racing driver. He was born in Cobham, Surrey.[1]

Kenneth McAlpine, OBE
Born (1920-09-21) 21 September 1920 (age 100)
Cobham, Surrey, England
Formula One World Championship career
NationalityUnited Kingdom British
Active years1952, 1953, 1955
TeamsConnaught
Entries7
Championships0
Wins0
Podiums0
Career points0
Pole positions0
Fastest laps0
First entry1952 British Grand Prix
Last entry1955 British Grand Prix

He participated in 7 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, debuting on 19 July 1952. He scored no championship points.

During the development of the Connaught Racing Team based at Send in Surrey, McAlpine became a considerable financial backer and enjoyed several team owner triumphs including Tony Brooks's memorable F1 victory at Syracuse, Italy in 1955.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship drivers - Where are they now?". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 2007-07-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)