Personal Info

  • Nationality: British
  • Born: 09/01/80 Surrey, England
  • Lives: London, England
  • Family: Single
  • Hobbies: guitar, skiing, triathlon
  • Racing License: Int. B
  • Full Member BRDC


RACE Career Highlights

  • 2004 Le Mans Series Champion, LMP2
  • Aston Martin Racing official factory driver 2010-2011, LMP1 & GT
  • 7 x Le Mans 24hr participations
  • Winner, Spa 24hrs 2010, GT4
  • Multiple winner, Porsche Carrera Cup GB
  • Outright lap record at Goodwood (Revival '05) & multiple historic racing pole positions and victories across sportscars, Historic F1 and prototypes
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2013-present

Professional racing of historic cars on behalf of private clients and major owners. Events including Goodwood, Monaco, Le Mans, Tour Auto and all of the major historic racing series inc. CER, Masters, Motor Racing Legends, GTSCC, etc. Highlights as follows:

  • 2015 Winner (pole & fastest lap): Goodwood Members Meeting, Freddie March Trophy (Lister Jaguar)
  • 2014: Monaco Historic, F1, front row qualification (1978 Fittipaldi DFV)
  • 2013 Lotus 6 Hour, Brands Hatch, Lotus 2-Eleven: 1st, pole position, fastest lap
  • 2013 Goodwood Revival, Jaguar C-Type, Freddie March Memorial Trophy: Pole Position, 2nd  

 

 

2012

Full season with Jota Sport, LMP2 Zytek Nissan:

  • World Endurance Championship: Spa 6 Hours, LMP2 - 1st
  • Le Mans Series
  • Le Mans 24 Hours

 

 

2011

Factory driver, Aston Martin Racing
Full season with AMR Jota Sport, Aston Martin Vantage GT2

  • Le Mans Series, GTE Pro: 3 x top-ten finishes
  • Le Mans 24hrs, GTE Pro: retired at 6hrs with engine failure after running in the top-five
  • Dubai 24hrs, HMR Aston Martin GT4: 2nd in class

 

2010

Factory driver, Aston Martin Racing

  • Le Mans 24hrs, Aston Martin Racing Official Factory Driver, Aston Martin LMP1 Lola coupe: retired from 4th overall with less than 40 minutes to go due to engine failure
  • Le Mans Series, Aston Martin Racing Official Factory Driver, Aston Martin LMP1: 4th Silverstone 1000kms
  • Spa 24hrs, AMR Jota Sport, Aston Martin Vantage GT4: 1st in class

Official driver, Jota Sport

  • SPEED series & VdeV, Jota Sport Ligier CN1: 1st Jarama, 
1st Silverstone, 
1st Snetterton

Historic Racing

  • RAC Woodcote Trophy GP de l'Age d'Or, Jaguar D-Type: 1st
 

2009

Official driver, Jota Sport

  • SPEED series & VdeV, Jota Sport Ligier CN1: 2x pole positions, 3x fastest laps, 3x podiums
  • LMP2 testing: (Zytek Engineering)
 

2008

Official driver, Jota Sport

  • Porsche Carrera Cup GB: 
3rd overall in the championship with 8 podiums inc. 3 wins, 3 pole positions and one lap record.
  • Mobil 1 Porsche Supercup: 
2 rounds contested: Magny Cours (16th) and Silverstone (7th).

 

2007

  • Porsche Carrera Cup GB (Motorbase Performance)
: 5th overall in the championship with 1 win, 3 pole positions, 3 podiums, 1 lap record.
  • Dubai 24hrs, BMW M3 GT, EDM Motorsports: 
Ran 5th overall (from 71 cars) until differential failure
 

2006

Factory Driver, Courage Compétition

  • Le Mans 24hrs, LMP1: 
Qual 10th with tech. problems; ran as high as 5th overall in the race, retired with engine failure at 15 hours
  • Le Mans Series, LMP2, Binnie Motorsports: 4th overall in the championship with 2 podiums
  • ALMS factory team testing with PTG BMW
 

2005

  • Le Mans Endurance Series, LMP1 (Team JOTA Zytek), Istanbul 1000kms:  5th 
    noteworthy drive: 2nd overall when exiting the car having climbed from 7th to 2nd, overtaking the works Zytek, the Audi and the Pescarolo.

 
  • Le Mans Endurance Series, LMP2 (Binnie Motorsport, Lola-Nicholsen Mclaren):  2x front row qualifying positions, Nurburgring & Spa, mechanical retirement from both races
  • Petit Le Mans (Binnie Motorsports - Lola B05-40/Nicholsen McLaren):  Qualified 2nd, 
DNF Race (engine). 2nd fastest lap
  • Le Mans 24hrs, LMP2 (Intersport Lola AER): Fastest in Official Test
, 
2nd in Qualifying, 
fastest in Warm Up. Race - class leader for several hours until engine failure at 11 hours.

Historic Racing

  • Goodwood Revival, Whitsun Trophy (JCB Ford GT40): 1st with pole position and Outright Fastest Lap of the Meeting award (new lap record)

 

2004

Factory Driver, Courage Competition

  • Le Mans Endurance Series, LMP2: 
CHAMPION with 3 wins (Nurburgring 1000km, Silverstone 1000km, Spa 1000km)
  • Le Mans 24 Hrs, LMP2: 
Class leader and top-6 runner overall until engine failure at 11 hours.

Historic Racing

  • Goodwood Revival, TT, Jaguar E-Type Lightweight '4WPD': 6th 
  • Le Mans Classic: 1st in class, Lotus XI

 

2003

Jordan Grand Prix Junior team driver

  • FIA International F3000, Super Nova Jordan Junior Team:  
Contested final 3 races of the season, best result 11th in Hungary. Also tested for championship winning team, Arden International.

Historic Racing

  • 'Thoroughbred’ F1 testing F1 testing / demonstration work
  • Goodwood Revival: 1st in class, Lotus XI
  • Goodwood Festival of Speed: Ex-Graham Hill Lotus 49 Formula One car

 

2002

  • Le Mans 24hrs, GT, Ferrari 360 :  
Qualified 5th, DNF.
  • EURO F3000:
  Tested for championship winning outfit, Draco Junior Team

 

2001

  • FIA Sportscar Championship, SR1 (Kremer Racing, Lola B98-Roush):  
’Rookie of the Year’, led 4 races out of 7 but retired with mechanical failure on every occasion.
  • Petit Le Mans:  
Porsche GT3R for Dick Barbour Racing
 

2000

  • US Barber Dodge Pro Series, part season
  • Euro Formula Palmer Audi, part season: Fastest Lap at Oulton Park

 

1999

  • Formula Palmer Audi: 
1 win, 2 podiums, 2 lap records, 7th overall in the championship

1998

  • Formula Palmer Audi (
half season): 2 front-row qualifying positions, best result 4th.

 

1997

  • Formula Vauxhall Junior: (Team JLR) 
1 podium, 9th overall in the championship

 

1996

  • Formula Vauxhall Junior, Winter Series (John Village Automotive)
: 3rd in class, 5th overall
  • Started car racing, aged 16. First races in Classic Formula Ford 2000, podium finish on debut

1989 - 1995

  • Karting: 
Multiple club victories in many different championships