Steve Nichols (born February 20th 1947 in Salt Lake City, UT, USA) is a retired American engineer who worked for McLaren, Ferrari, Sauber and Jordan from 1980 to 2001, followed by a brief period with Jaguar in 2001. As chief engineer, Nichols is credited with the design of numerous high-profile Formula One cars, including the dominant 1988 championship winning McLaren MP4/4 and Ferrari's 1990 entry, the 641.

Formula One CareerEdit

1980-1987 Marlboro Team McLaren
McLaren International
Marlboro McLaren International
McLaren-Ford Cosworth

1988-1989 Honda Marlboro McLarenMcLaren-HondaChief Designer
1990-1991 Scuderia Ferrari SpAFerrariEngineer/Designer
1992 Sauber Mercedesnon-entrantConsultant
1993-1994 Sasol JordanJordan-HartChief Designer
1995-2000 Marlboro McLaren Mercedes
West McLaren Mercedes
McLaren-MercedesTechnical Consultant
2001 Jaguar RacingJaguar-CosworthTechnical Director


The following are the cars designed by Steve Nichols:

Note: bold indicates that the car won the World Drivers' Championship (WDC) and/or the World Constructors' Championship (WCC)

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