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Derek Warwick

Derek Warwick brief CV

I moved to Jersey from the UK in 1985 with my wife Rhonda and our two daughters Marie and Kerry. As you can see from my brief racing overview, racing has been a huge part of my life.


  • Started racing Karts age 12 for one year.
  • Raced short track Oval racing at 15 winning the English, British, European and World Championships.
  • Formula Ford in 1975 and 76 winning 33 races and the European Championship, finishing 2nd in three other main UK Championships.
  • Formula 3 in 1977 and 78 winning one British Championship and 2nd in the other with 13 wins.
  • Formula 2 in 1979 and 80 finishing 2nd in the European Championship.
  • Started Formula 1 with Toleman in 1981, 82 and 83.
  • Works Renault F1 team in 1984 and 85 with 4 podiums.
  • Jaguar World sports car in 1986 finishing 2nd in the World Championship.
  • Joined the Brabham BMW F1 team in 1986 as well as driving for Jaguar.
  • Arrows F1 team in 1987, 88 and 89.
  • Lotus F1 team in 1990.
  • Jaguar Sports Car’s in 1991 with 4 wins but one disqualification finishing 2nd in the World Championship for the second time.
  • Peugeot world sports car team in 1992 winning both Le Mans and the World Championship.
  • Footwork F1 team in 1993 finishing 6th in the World Championship.
  • Competed in 162 Grand Prix’s.
  • British Touring Car Championship in 1995 and 98 with Alfa Romeo and Vauxhall.

Derek Warwick Honda Jersey was set up in 1989 and was the Flagship for my Dealership Group with 5 garages and a turnover of £50m employing 130 people.

I sold all my UK Garages in 2003, keeping the Flagship Honda Garage here in Jersey.

I now have several property companies in the UK, building residential houses, plus a small commercial office block.

I have just finished building two of most spectacular homes here in Jersey.

I am President of the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) at Silverstone which keeps me very busy, I am also a FIA Formula 1 Drivers Steward at Grand Prix’s.

My hobbies, time and two gorgeous grandsons permitting, are Work, Motor Racing, Golf, Training and all Sport.

I am very proud of Derek Warwick Honda Jersey and you will find me most days in my office by reception so I am accessible to all our customers.