Ian Forrest

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Ian Forrest (born 22 February 1950 in Kirkliston,[citation needed] Scotland) is a British auto racing driver.

He first started racing in 1971, and went on to win 26[citation needed] national saloon and sports car titles in his native Scotland. In 1989 he first entered[citation needed] the British Touring Car Championship.[1] Forrest competed in four consecutive seasons in the BTCC, each time with a privately entered BMW M3, prepared by Prodrive.[citation needed] His 1991 effort saw him win the Privateer award and the £10,000 prize.[citation needed]

He is currently the Circuit Manager at Knockhill Racing Circuit in Scotland.[citation needed]

He is a qualified Clerk Of The Course for motorcycle racing.[citation needed]

He was awarded the Jackie Stewart Medal in 2006 and The Jim Clark Trophy in 2010 for lifetime services to Scottish Motorsports.[citation needed]

His son, Sandy, also races and has competed in the BRSCC Ford Fiesta Championship.[citation needed]

Ian has also been seen regularly on Mark Evans' TV "Is Born" Series for Discovery Channel; "A Car Is Born,", "A Car Is Reborn" and "A Racing Car Is Born"[citation needed]


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