Formula 1 veteran Dickie Stanford will now work for United Autosport, Zach Brown’s team, where he will be involved in historical projects.
Stanford devoted several decades of his career to Williams, and at one time was the mechanic of Nigel Mansell, and in the early 90s he became the chief mechanic, then the manager of the Grove team. By the way, in 2008 he came to Moscow as the head of the Williams test team when the team took part in the Moscow City Racing racing show.
In 2014, he was reassigned to head the historic cars division of Williams Heritage, and will be doing similar work at United Autosports.
Specifically, Stanford will be responsible for restoring old race cars owned by Zach Brown’s customers, and will ride historic car races with United Autosports. Already this weekend he will go to Portugal, where one of these events will take place on the Estoril track: Zach Brown is going to get behind the wheel of a 1989 Jaguar XJR10, and Dario Franchitti will be driving a Ford Cologne Capri RS3100 built 45 years ago.
Dickey Stanford: “I am delighted to be joining United Autosports as a historical project leader and ready to start working with the team. United Autosports has some of the finest Formula 1 cars, IndyCar and sports cars in the world. I would like to thank Zach and the entire team for such a warm welcome. “
Zack Brown, Owner and Chairman of United Autosports: “I am delighted that Dickey has joined our team and will be working in the history department, which is now in the process of expanding, and I am looking forward to starting our cooperation as he will share his experience with the team.”