Obituary: John Nicholson, 1941-2017

The New Zealander was best known for founding Nicholson-McLaren engines, one of the premier suppliers of Cosworth DFVs.His products powered Emerson Fittipaldi to the title in 1974, and James Hunt two years later. Although he never had the finance or time with which to pursue a driving career at the top level, he showed considerable ability in the lower ranks, beating many future … Keep reading

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