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Keith Wiggins

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Keith Wiggins is a motor racing team owner born in Great Britain. Born in London, England in 1958, Keith began his racing career while at school as a kart driver in 1973. He was selected as a member of the British International Kart Team for 1975-76. He trained as a design engineer for specialist road car conversions and later joined Ron Dennis' Project Four Racing in 1977, and as an engineer in British F3. In 1979 Keith continued his driving career in British Formula Ford, finishing 2nd in the Championship. the following year (1980) he focused on his engineering skills, joining Rushen Green Racing for British F3. In 1982 he was appointed team manager and engineer with Van Diemen in British and European Formula 2000. During this period, he also constructed a Formula Ford chassis designed by David Baldwin. Keith established Pacific Racing in 1984 as owner, chairman, and chief engineer. The team went on to win every single-seater championship in Europe below Formula One with luminaries such as J.J. Lehto, David Coulthard and Eddie Irvine and Christian Fittipaldi behind the wheel of his cars, he moved the operation to Formula One in 1994. The team Pacific Grand Prix ran on a  ( Wikipedia article )

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1958

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