English: Michael "Herbie" Blash (born 30 September 1948) is a FIA Deputy Race Director at Formula One races. Blash started at RRC Walking Racing as a mechanic before joining Lotus in 1968 to Graham Hill. Into the early 1970s, he took up management responsibilities. Blash then left Lotus after a walk-out and as employed by Frank Williams to his Politoys team. By 1973, he was the team manager of the Brabham Formula One team working alongside Bernie Ecclestone and Gordon Murray until 1988. Since late 1995, Blash has been the FIA Deputy Race Director at Formula One Grand Prix races.