Ian Ashley
British racing driver
Ian Ashley
Ian Hugh Gordon Ashley is a British racing driver who raced in Formula One for the Token, Williams, BRM and Hesketh teams. Ashley began racing in 1966 when he took a course at the Jim Russell Racing School. He was fast but rather erratic, and soon earned the nickname "Crashley". He reached Formula 5000 in 1972 and was a front-runner in 1973, when he won the European Championship and finished third the following year.
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Elliott Bay Brewing Presents Ode to Darkness 2013
Seattle Pi - about 4 years
You are reading Elliott Bay Brewing Presents Ode to Darkness 2013 by Kendall Jones, as originally posted on The Washington Beer Blog. You are reading Elliott Bay Brewing Presents Ode to Darkness 2013 by Kendall Jones, as originally posted on The Washington Beer Blog. It doesn’t take much fanfare or hoopla to sell every drop of beer Dan Ashley brews at West Seattle’s Elliott Bay Brewery and Pub. In West Seattle we know it simply as The...
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“Big Brother 14″ LIVE Eviction (8/23/12): Double Eviction! Who’s In and Who’s OUT!
Current Movie News - over 4 years
“Big Brother 14″ started out the season with returning houseguests acting as coaches for new hamsters and near the midpoint of the season, it was decided by America the coaches should be given the opportunity to play the game and they became contestants. Since then, Boogie Mike has pretty much controlled the house even though others think they do…like Shane, Frank, Dan, and Britney! Recently, 007 Ian has gotten it in his head his covert operations for the “Quack Pack” has moved him into the driver’s seat, but after last night’s veto competition and resulting shift in block eviction nominations, it is abundantly clear Boogie retains complete power in this house and honestly, it is rather boring that none of the players with a certain amount of real power are willing to make a stand with a big move! Evel Dick Donato must be at home throwing eggs at his television about now. I about fell off my couch last night when Ian threw the competition when he was expected by everyone to win becau ...
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Pizarro: Rose, White and Blue Parade getting everything lined up for July 4
Good Morning Silicon Valley - almost 5 years
ABC7 news anchor Dan Ashley will be the San Jose parade's grand marshal -- and he'll be performing with his classic rock band, Push, at the festival following the parade.
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Eyewitness Blues Band, Push with Dan Ashley, perform at benefit gala for Concord's popular downtown concerts
Contra Costa Times - almost 5 years
JOSE CARLOS FAJARDO/StaffDuring the battle of the bands at the Save Our Series (SOS) Benefit Gala at the Agave Grill in downtown Concord on Sunday, Eyewitness Blues Band guitarist Mike Sugerman, left, takes a couple of turns with ABC7 news anchor Dan Ashley during an impromptu dance session with
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Sonny Ho-Ham Speaks: A Note From Metro Pulse's First Editor and Publisher - Knoxville Metro Pulse
Google News - over 5 years
It's there I also met Ian. Ashley was interested in starting an AC Entertainment newsletter, Ian was already in the publishing business with The Lame Monkey Manifesto, and I had an idea for a broader-reaching, urban publication
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Retro Weekend Coming Up at Croft Circuit - Honest John
Google News - over 5 years
Many of the cars set to appear during Nostalgia Weekend were raced in their heyday by some of the sport's top names including the likes of Ian Ashley. He was on the Formula 1 grid against the likes of James Hunt during the mid-Seventies and is set to
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ATHLETICS: County drivers do their dads proud - Wiltshire Times
Google News - over 5 years
Ian Ashley, the former Williams Grand Prix driver and Danny Sullivan, former Indianapolis 500 winner and Tyrrell driver, took the first two places in race one. Ashley won from the back of the grid in his Caterham R500 from Sullivan's Porsche RSR
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MOTOR RACING: Combined weekend at Combe - This is Wiltshire.co.uk
Google News - over 5 years
In a similar car, the former Williams Grand Prix driver Ian Ashley continues to demonstrate his versatility having driven every kind of racing machine from world championship sidecars to touring cars and Formula Ford in which he still competes
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All roads lead to Castle Combe for the Tour Britannia - This is Somerset
Google News - over 5 years
In a similar car, the former Williams Grand Prix driver Ian Ashley continues to demonstrate his versatility having driven every kind of racing machine from World championship sidecars to Touring cars and Formula Ford in which he still competes
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Cirencester student races to debut motor racing win - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard
Google News - almost 6 years
Eventually, Ben took the win by only half a second, but some 15 seconds ahead of ex-Formula 1 driver Ian Ashley. Back in fourth place came Historic Formula 3 champion Ben Simms. Ben has now taken a six-point lead in the championship after four rounds
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Anna Harvey - Cambridge News
Google News - almost 6 years
David McGrady, ILEX president, starts off the speeches, followed by Ian Ashley Smith, the first ILEX judge, and Nick Hanning, the first ILEX partner. 9.45pm After a little more mingling and champagne, I head to Westminster and then King's Cross to
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Ian Ashley
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2009
    Age 61
    In November 2009, he competed in Formula Ford for the first time in over 40 years driving an Elden MK8 in the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone.
    More Details Hide Details Ashley is currently one of many professional drivers taking passengers in 'Hot Rides' as part of the Silverstone Experience, where you get to sit in the passenger seat of a Lotus, Aston Martin, Lamborgini or Ferrari as he takes you through some of the most famous corners in Formula One history at extremely high speeds. key)
  • FORTIES
  • 1993
    Age 45
    After Formula One he built a career as a pilot for executive jets in the United States. However, in 1993 he made a return to racing, driving a Vauxhall in the British Touring Car Championship.
    More Details Hide Details Following this he briefly raced motorcycle sidecar combinations, before a stint in the TVR Tuscan Challenge one-make series.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1987
    Age 39
    He made one more CART appearance in 1987, again in Miami but was knocked out by drivetrain trouble.
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  • 1986
    Age 38
    He failed to finish in his other two 1986 starts.
    More Details Hide Details He also made a single Indy Lights start at Pocono Raceway and finished sixth.
    However, he did make three CART starts in 1986 and finished ninth at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, enough for 28th in the championship.
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    He was entered in the 1986 Indianapolis 500 but the car did not appear on track.
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  • 1985
    Age 37
    In 1985 he made his CART Championship Car debut at the Miami Grand Prix.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1975
    Age 27
    During 1975, at the German Grand Prix at the Nürburgring where during practice, he crashed severely at the tricky Pflanzgarten section and broke both his ankles, and during practice for the Canadian Grand Prix at Mosport Park in 1977, he went over a bump, flipped his Hesketh, vaulted the barrier and crashed into a television tower.
    More Details Hide Details He never raced in Formula One again.
  • 1974
    Age 26
    He made his debut in Formula One in 1974, and briefly drove for the Williams team the following year.
    More Details Hide Details His luck got worse over the mid-1970s in Formula One. He was to become a victim of two nasty accidents on circuits that were no longer used by Formula One soon after his two accidents.
  • 1972
    Age 24
    He reached Formula 5000 in 1972 and was a front-runner in 1973, when he won the European Championship and finished third the following year.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1966
    Age 18
    Ashley began racing in 1966 when he took a course at the Jim Russell Racing School.
    More Details Hide Details He was fast but rather erratic, and soon earned the nickname "Crashley".
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1947
    Born
    Born on October 26, 1947.
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