Harry Nuttall (racing driver)

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Sir Harry Nuttall, Bt (born 2 January 1963) is a Sports marketing entrepreneur providing commercial consultancy advising agencies, brands and rights holders. 25 years’ experience in the motorsport space, from grass roots to Formula One. Currently senior advisor to Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team.[1]

Previous roles[edit]

2009-12 Caterham F1 Team[2] - Responsible for all commercial aspects of the team formerly known as Lotus Racing[3]/Team Lotus: from successful entry candidacy to livery, brand, commercial and marketing staff recruitment and all sponsorship and technical partner acquisitions: GE,[4] Dell,[5] Intel, Renault,[6] Pirelli, APC, CNN,[7] Visa,[8] Maxis,[9] Proton,[10] DuPont,[11] LG,[12] Hackett.[13]

2008-09 Brawn GP Formula One Team[14] - Contracted by management following Honda’s withdrawal in December 2008 to assist in the sourcing of investors and sponsors. Brawn GP won both the 2009 Constructors and Drivers F1 World Championships, concluded a successful sale to Daimler AG and a rebrand to Mercedes GP Petronas Formula One team.

2004-07 Intel Corporation[15] - Retained by Intel to advise on opportunities within the FIA Formula One World Championship coincident with their rebrand. Intel became a Premium Partner to the BMW Sauber F1 Team[16] and a local race partner to Formula One Management during the 2005, 2006 and 2007 seasons.

1998-03 Arrows F1 Team[17] - Retained by TWR to work on various motorsports and circuit development programmes. Delivered primary sponsorship from UPC (United Pan-Europe Communications) under their Chello Broadband[18] brand for Arrows F1 Team.

1989-1997 Racing Career - Competed in Formula Ford (1989) and Formula Renault (1992 UK (3rd) and European Championships (4th); 1 win, 2 pole positions & 8 podiums[19]); the RAC British Touring Car Championship (1993) and BPR Global Endurance GT Series (1994 Champion with Porsche; 4 wins, 8 podiums[20]). Elected to British Racing Driver’s Club in 1994[21] and Vice Champion in ’94 BRDC Gold Star Award. Test & Development Driver, Lamborghini Jota Project (1995/6).[22] Career sponsors included: Camel, Mobil, BP, Texaco, Hawaiian Tropic & Grundig.

Brown Brothers Harriman & Co. //Associate[23] - Admitted to BBH & Co training programme in New York. Registered Representative NYSE. Associate with sales team in London marketing US products to Scandinavian institutions. Broker of the Year, 1988.


  • 1982-1985 The American University, Washington DC, USA.[24]
  • 1976-1981 Eton College, Windsor, UK.[25]


Married with three children, he inherited the Nuttall baronetcy in 2007 on the death of his father Sir Nicholas Nuttall.

He also has a son, Jack, with Birgit Cunningham.[26]