Between them, the three executives each made multimillion-pound fortunes from the sale of stakes in the FTSE company before the share price collapsed. Tanner, 50, is a senior executive with Investcorp in Bahrain but is well-known in the City, where he held a string of roles including director, global markets, at HSBC from At the following round at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit , Tincknell took his first win of his Formula Three career leading the race from pole position. Tincknell frequented in various series in , competing in no less than eight different championships or trophy races during the season. His consistent finishing also earned him the Graduate Cup title, where first-year drivers battle for honours, with the best fifteen finishes for each drivers counting towards the championship.

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Tincknell frequented in various series incompeting in no less than eight different championships or trophy races during the season. At the conclusion of the season, Tincknell dominated the Winter Series, finishing each of the four races on the podium and winning two of them. However, the final 4 rounds of the season proved a struggle for the team with the new Formula Renault car and Tincknell managed one more podium and 3 top five places to eventually finish 5th overall in the championship.

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The former Connaught boss is believed to have used his contacts book as well as mortgaging a home he owns with his wife to help secure sponsorship deals to further his son’s racing career. Tincknell continued in the series inleading a four-car challenge from CRS Racing.


In Tincknell returned to the British Formula 3 Championship and took his first podium at the first round of the year at Oulton Park. On Friday he was racing his yacht.

Some pointed out they offered similar sponsorship deals throughout motor sport. Andy Priaulx Tony Kanaan. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. The business remains in crisis talks with lenders, who may end up being forced to take ownership of a portion of the business.

He set the fastest lap time for Nissan in qualifying and again in the race itself. Alex Buncombe Michael Krumm. He also contested a round of the Formula Renault 2.

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Now, until two weeks ago, Harry Tincknell had an impressive website charting his rise through the motor racing ranks and promoting his qualities as a “media-astute, stylish brand ambassador”. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Harry Tincknell. Nissan MotorsportsJota Sport. Archived from the original on 8 July It was also the first time Tincknell topped qualifying in his F3 career. He then scored another dominant win at the Snetterton Circuit and ended the year in good style with two third places at Silverstone and another win at Donington Park in the season Finale.

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Tincknell moved into the ICA Junior Belgian Championship inand finished in fifth position in the championship, 65 points behind champion Laurens Vanthoor.


He won the ELMS Driver’s Championship with 2 wins and 4 podiums, taking a dramatic victory at the Estoril circuit in Portugal to clinch the title by 7 points. Away from the race track, Tincknell enjoys playing golf, darts[33] rugbyand chessas well as supporting Plymouth Argylehis local football club. The trio won the opening round at SilverstoneUK. The website also revealed that Tincknell Junior was sponsored by nine companies startlingly similar to Connaught’s suppliers, such as Speedy Hire, the equipment rental group, Azzurri Communications, the data services provider, and Plumbing Trade Supplies PTS.

Retrieved 20 April Several suppliers to Connaught contacted by the Guardian would not speak on the record but all privately insisted decisions to sponsor Harry Tincknell had been taken for commercial reasons. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

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However a shock profits warning in late June led to panic among a range of Ahrry stakeholders, including investors, suppliers and lenders. Tincknell then had a tough weekend in the third round of the series at Hockenheim, finishing the weekend with a strong fifth-place finish but slipping to fifth in the Championship. British Formula 3 Championship.