FREE NEWSLETTER

Johnny Herbert returns to racing in Masters series

2 May 2019

Johnny Herbert is to return to racing by getting behind the wheel of an Ensign to race at the Masters Support Race to Formula 1 Rolex British Grand Prix in July.

The three-time Grand Prix winner will drive the Ensign N180B at the race taking place at Silverstone in July.

The car, owned by former Force India deputy team principal and current McLaren Indy president Bob Fernley, raced in F1 between 1981 and 1982 before Jim Crawford drove it with sportscar bodywork at the USA CanAm series in 1983. It has been in storage since and now has been restored and returned to the specification in which Crawford raced it in the British F1 series, in a red, white and blue livery with R.K. Textiles logos.

Herbert began his racing career 1985, where he won the prestigious Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch before moving to F1 in 1989 where he raced with Team Benetton. He has not raced since 2010, where he was back on the top step of the podium in the Superstars International Series, driving a Chevrolet Lumina to victory at Kyalami.

 

Partners

Latest issue

FREE Newsletter

Stay up to date and a chance to win 1 Years Subscription*

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Latest Tweets

Stay up to date with our social world

Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
17 Jul
Le Mans prototypes to compete in Masters race at Silverstone CLassic https://t.co/eeSkz2baLy
Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
4 Jul
Audi Tradition brings 3 historic cars to the Goodwood Festival of Speed https://t.co/TzCYHWH6Bi
Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
4 Jul
Watch livestream: Goodwood Festival of Speed https://t.co/BmND8DvUK9
Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
2 Jul
Jackie Stewart celebrates 50th F1 anniversary https://t.co/thB8brHoO6
Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
27 Jun
The latest issue out now!50 years of the Ford Capri, Penske PC-23,McLaren MP4-1B & Gordon Murray on… https://t.co/h9sAPdmwLA
Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
24 Jun
A celebration of historic V8 sports cars to be held in Anglesey https://t.co/k042dhfgW3
Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
17 Jun
Inaugural Bicester Heritage Super Scramble https://t.co/uWX3Q5Biv9
Historic Racing Tech @HistoricRace
11 Jun
Interested in #Historic #racing & want the perfect Father's Day gift? Look no further! Subscription Sale -25% OFF!… https://t.co/qPzUdK1M9P