John Quenby, British figure in British motorsport, Chief Executive of the RAC Motor Sports Association (1990–2001).
John Quenby (30 October 1941 – 31 August 2023) was a compelling figure in English motorsport becoming CEO of the RAC Engine Sports Affiliation (1990-2001), the authority overseeing group of motorsport in the UK, a head of the Auto-Cycle Association (1995-1998), Executive of the Speedway Control Board (1998-2002) and previous Director of the Cruiser Circuit Dashing Control Board (1995-2000).
Instructed at Bedford Current School and the Open College, Quenby began his business vocation with Granada plc becoming overseeing head of Granada Abroad Possessions Restricted and holding various different directorships at auxiliary organizations of Granada.
In 1990 he became CEO of the RAC Engine Sports Affiliation, the authority overseeing collection of motorsport in the Unified Realm, a position he held until 2001.
In addition, he served as a director of the Auto-Cycle Union from 1995 to 1998, was chairman of the Speedway Control Board from 1998 to 2002, and was chairman of the Motorcycle Circuit Racing Control Board from 1995 to 2000.
Since his retirement, Quenby has been the branch Administrator of The Imperial English Army and Director of the Companions of the Knowledge Corps Exhibition hall starting around 2011. He is an individual from the MCC and the RAC Club.
His passing was reported on 31 August 2023.