Mark Gallagher

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Mark Gallagher
Born (1962-03-09) 9 March 1962 (age 57)
EducationQueens University Belfast
Notable work
Senior F1 Executive, Author & Broadcaster

Mark Henry Gallagher (born 9 March 1962) is a dual nationality Irish / British author, public speaker, media commentator and director.[1] He is currently the managing director of Performance Insights Ltd and was the founder and co-owner of Status Grand Prix, which won the 2009 A1GP World Cup Motorsport and competed in GP3, GP2 and World Endurance sports car racing. He began working as a journalist and broadcaster for Formula One F1 in 1986 and later started working as a media consultant for major sponsors. He joined Eddie Jordan’s fledgling F1 team for its debut season in 1991, returning to the team in 1995 where he became Head of Marketing. Gallagher joined Jaguar Racing in 2004, remaining with the team when it became Red Bull Racing until 2009, when he became head of the Cosworth F1 engine business.[2] He commentates on Formula One on BBC 5 Live, makes regular appearances on Sky Sports News and has contributed to a wide range of media channels including BBC News, Channel 4 News, CNN, CNBC and Al Jazeera News.


  • Grand Prix – The Last 25 Years (1991)
  • The Business of Winning - Strategic Success from the Formula One track to the Boardroom (2014)[3][4]


  1. ^ "Mark Gallagher: Right on track". Gulf News. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  2. ^ Walne, Toby. "Interview: Cosworth's Mark Gallagher". This is Money. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  3. ^ Spurgeon, Brad. "Grand Prix Strategies for the Real World". New York Times. Retrieved 23 June 2015.
  4. ^ DiZinno, Tony. "Mark Gallagher's "The Business of Winning" looks at F1 from financial, insider perspectives". NBC Sports. Retrieved 23 June 2015.

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