Kenneth McAlpine

Kenneth McAlpine

Who is Kenneth McAlpine?

Kenneth McAlpine(born 21 September 1920 in Cobham, Surrey, England, UK) is a British former racing driver and businessman who competed in Formula One in the 1950s. Outside of F1, he was a member of the McAlpine family, had a wine-growing business, and is a member of the Air Squadron. He is a member of the McAlpine family that started the famous civil engineering company of the same name, dating back to 1869, when Robert McAlpine, a miner turned bricklayer, built up a construction company using innovative techniques, notably the use of concrete. That made construction cheaper than the traditional techniques with stone and McAlpine, who gained the nickname "Concrete Bob", who later went on to build railways, roads and hundreds of public buildings, notably Wembley Stadium.

 

What is Kenneth McAlpine famous for?


Kenneth McAlpine is best known for being one of the oldest British F1 driver from around 1950s and a member of the McAlpine family, who had a wine-growing business, a famous civil engineering company dating back to 1869 and being the member of the Air Squadron.

Where was Kenneth MacAlpine born?


Kenneth McAlpine was born in Cobham, Surrey, England, UK on 21 September 1920 and in his late twenties he developed an interest in racing cars. Information regarding his parents, childhood life and education are not known. He holds British nationality and belongs to White ethnicity. His religion is most probably Christianity and his zodiac is Libra.

How is Kenneth McAlpine's Career?

He debuted his F1 race career on participated 19 July 1952. Altogether he had raced in 7 Formula One World Championship Grands Prix, under the Connaught Racing Team based at Send in Surrey, McAlpine became a considerable financial backer and enjoyed several team owners triumphs including Tony Brooks's memorable F1 victory at Syracuse, Italy in 1955. The team was eventually broken up in 1958 and cars sold off. After Grands Prix, McAlpine established a successful English wine growing and bottling business at his estate in Lamberhurst, Kent which has done much to promote wine-growing in Britain. He is a member of the McAlpine family that started the famous civil engineering company of the same name dating back to 1869. He is also a member of The Air Squadron 

What are Kenneth McAlpine's achievements?

Kenneth was never entitled to any remarkable honors or rewards throughout his F1 Driver career but his McAlpine family is famous for Wine-growing business in the 1950s.

 

What is Kenneth McAlpine's Net Worth?

Ther is no information regarding her cars, houses, businesses and other assets in any public media record.

How is Kenneth McAlpine's personal life?

His personal life is not on the public record.

How tall is Kenneth McAlpine?

There is no information regarding Kenneth McAlpine’s body measurement, shoe size, dress size, are not available. He has a straight sexual orientation.

Facts to be known about Kenneth McAlpin:

He is currently the oldest living Formula One driver, following the death of André Guelfi in April 2016.

Kenneth McAlpine
Quick Facts of Kenneth McAlpine
Celebrated Name Kenneth McAlpine
Age 100 years old
Nick Name Kenneth McAlpine
Birth Name Kenneth McAlpine
Birth Date 1920-09-21
Gender Male
Profession King
Nationality British
Place of Birth Iona, United Kingdom
Ethnicity White
Horoscope Libra
Religion Christanity
Famous for one of the oldest British F1 driver from around 1950s
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