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BIOGRAPHY

When Chris took command of his previous Formula One website it could claim a mere 333 readers, within a year over 100,000 F1 fans were regularly logging on.

In 2002 he founded Pitpass, which soon became a firm favourite not only with race fans, but also many leading members of the F1 community.

His passionate, often controversial, yet always honest and informed articles for a whole range of publications and websites have given him a dedicated following, while his interviews even have the interviewees clamouring for more.

Having attended his first Grand Prix in 1966, Chris has seen almost all the true legends of the Formula One World Championship in action. Though he remains a 'purist' and, much like his taste in music, tends to "live in the past", he admits that he still gets "that special tingle" when he hears an F1 engine burst into life.

The Hills to Hamilton, Stewart to Schumacher, Andretti to Alonso, Lauda, Brabham, Senna, Prost... Chris has seen them all. However, over a beer he'll happily recount the story of the greatest drive he ever witnessed... and it didn't involve a Formula One car, just a crazy Mexican in a Porsche 917 at Brands Hatch way back in 1970.

In 1998 Chris began an internet campaign to preserve the banked section of his beloved Monza Autodrome a campaign that gained the support of numerous racing legends including a number of World Champions, all, like him, fans of the legendary circuit. Later that same year he and his partner Gillian were married at the Villa Reale in Monza.

Chris lives with his wife and their numerous cats in Essex... but asks that you don't hold that against him.

Email: editor@pitpass.com

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