News Details

Ex-Ferrari engineer of 'spygate' affair dies in car accident

Former Ferrari head of performance Nigel Stepney, who was at the centre of the Formula One spy scandal in 2007, has died in a car accident. He was 56. JRM Racing, the motorsports outfit Stepney joined in 2010 as team manager and technical director, said the Briton was killed on Friday but did not provide further details. Police said he was hit by a truck after stopping his vehicle on the side of the road on a highway outside London, and that an investigation was under way. Stepney was fired by Ferrari after being accused of passing data to the McLaren team, and he never worked in F1 again. The scandal broke after a 780-page technical dossier on Ferrari cars was found at the home of McLaren...
Full Story »
1y ago from F1Pulse.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Former Ferrari engineer Nigel Stepney dies

– Nigel Stepney, a former engineer with Ferrari and one of the men...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

'Spygate's Stepney dies in road accident

Nigel Stepney, the former Ferrari mechanic who was at the centre of the...
1y ago from SuperSport.com

Former Ferrari man Nigel Stepney killed in road...

Former Ferrari mechanic Nigel Stepney, who was memorably involved in the...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Nigel Stepney dies in road accident

Former Ferrari engineer Nigel Stepney, who was sacked by the Formula One...
1y ago from F1Zone.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Toba in the battle for the podium at Aragon

It was a good performance from the Asia Talent Team in the FIM CEV Repsol...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Hayden: “I can enjoy myself there”

Former World Champion Nicky Hayden is looking to return to the points in...
1h ago from MotoGP.com

Smith: “The fatigue is no issue”

Bradley Smith returns to MotoGP duties after flying to Japan to test for...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Rookies stirring a potent potion at the Sachsenring

'The Cauldron', such a good name for the Sachsenring, the bowl where the...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Power penalised for Fontana incident

– Will Power has been fined $25,000 and placed on probation for the...
5d ago from GPUpdate.net

IndyCar: 'Insane' race spurs critics, supporters

Several leading IndyCar drivers including Juan Pablo Montoya, Will Power...
1w ago from Racer.com

IndyCar Power fined $25k; Vautier $10K, Rahal $5k...

The Verizon IndyCar Series has informed its teams of the penalties...
5d ago from Racer.com

2016 IndyCar season to be longer, Road America may...

IndyCar is expecting a stronger schedule for next season, which will last...
5d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier: Tyre error almost tripped me up

Rally Poland victor worried about tyre slip-up
13h ago from WRC.com

Toyota's WRC project, are you OK?

Please allow me to pull out the basic facts, or at least what looks like...
22h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

To China or not to China, WRC ponders

First of, this could get a little long and a little incoherent… I...
15h ago from WorldRallyBlog.c...

Idris Elba takes to the stages

Rally the focus of a new television series
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Giroud - Why I love our overseas fans

Olivier Giroud says Arsenal cannot wait to play in front of their...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Pedro 'to snub Premier League move and fight for his...

Barcelona winger Pedro has reportedly decided against leaving the Camp...
3h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Backroom additions continue & Arteta signs new deal

Morning all, we managed to get through yesterday without a single...
3h ago from Arseblog.com

Report: Alexis Sanchez expected to miss start of new...

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez will miss the beginning of the Premier...
7h ago from SportsMole.co.uk

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.