Rick Townend

Technical lead - Driveshafts & differentials

Rick Townend is the technical lead for Formula E technology development, and the workstream lead for driveshafts and differentials. Rick is an expert in driveline applications for motorsport, with previous roles in both F1 with Lotus and Sauber and in world rally with Prodrive, as well as leading the GKN team that supplied Flywheel Energy Storage Systems to the 3x times Le Mans winning Audi team. Rick has been with GKN since 2014.