Alan Brinley Rees (born 12 January 1938 in Langstone, Newport, Monmouthshire) is a British former racing driver from Wales. He participated in three World Championship Grands Prix in the 1960s, although two of those appearances were driving Formula 2 cars. He scored no championship points. His best result was seventh place (second in the Formula Two class) in the 1967 German Grand Prix.
|Born||12 January 1938|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|Teams||Cooper, non-works Brabham|
|First entry||1966 German Grand Prix|
|Last entry||1967 German Grand Prix|
Rees drove for the works Lotus Formula Junior team in 1962, and won three races before a crash at the Nürburgring 1000 km sports car race ended his season. From 1963 to 1968, he drove for the Roy Winklemann Racing team in Formula Two and frequently achieved victories over experienced drivers such as Jackie Stewart and Jochen Rindt.
Formula One team managementEdit
In 1969 Rees co-founded March Engineering; his initials being the "AR" in "March", alongside Max Mosley, Graham Coaker and Robin Herd. At the end of 1971 he moved to a Shadow Racing Cars where he became team principal. In 1977 he left Shadow to co-found Arrows. In 1996 he and the other remaining founders sold Arrows to Tom Walkinshaw. Following the death of Max Mosley in 2021, he is the sole March co-founder still alive.
Complete Formula One World Championship resultsEdit
|1966||Roy Winkelmann Racing||Brabham BT18 (F2)||Cosworth
|1967||Cooper Car Company||Cooper T81||Maserati V12||RSA||MON||NED||BEL||FRA||GBR
|Roy Winkelmann Racing||Brabham BT23 (F2)||Cosworth
- ^ Jenkins, Richard. "The World Championship drivers - Where are they now?". OldRacingCars.com. Retrieved 29 July 2007.
- ^ a b Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 309. ISBN 0851127029.
- ^ a b Small, Steve (1994). The Guinness Complete Grand Prix Who's Who. Guinness. p. 308. ISBN 0851127029.
- ^ Henry, Alan. "Me and my Arrows". Motor Sport Magazine (February 2003): 62. Retrieved 7 February 2019.