Breaking: It’s being reported that Roger Jenkins has passed

Roger Jenkins (born 8 August 1940) is a British and Welsh former powerboat racer, and the winner of the 1982 John Player Special F1 Powerboat World Championship.


Jenkins began his boating career in 1965. He won a huge number of titles, including the F3 World Sprint Championship and the Paris Six Hours. Then he won the biggest title in his career so far, the JPS Formula 1 championship in 1982. In August 1984 he retired from racing after the Liege Grand Prix that ended in the death of his friend and fellow driver Tom Percival.

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