INDUSTRY NEWS: Colin McGrory Featured at

Author:  The Shot Peener Staff
Source:  The Shot Peener magazine, Vol 32, Issue 4, Fall 2018
Doc ID:  2018049
Year of Publication:  2018
Colin McGrory, the Technical Director at Sandwell UK and the 2016 Shot Peener of the Year,* was recently featured in an online article by James Newbold at The article is a fascinating look into Colin’s 20-year career in Formula 1 racing that included working as an Engineering Manager for Jaguar Racing and Stewart Grand Prix. An interesting revelation from Colin was that the thriving surface engineering company—Sandwell UK—was only ever meant to be a fallback option in the event that Jackie Stewart’s efforts to launch a grand prix team for 1997 didn’t come to fruition. The following quotes from Colin gives additional insight into Colin’s move from Formula 1 (F1) to shot peening:

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