Race Ambition Realised with a 4th Place Finish

April 4th, 2016

After a very long and tiring weekend, I have fully realised my ambition to race in the 24 Hours of Silverstone – a dream I’ve worked towards through four seasons of racing. Not only did we take part – and cross the line – we finished 4th in class. We’d had problems on the Wednesday[…]

Race Day has Arrived

April 2nd, 2016

Its the morning of the 24 Hours of Silverstone! This event is something I’ve been working towards through four seasons of racing and its hard to believe its finally happening! I signed on Thursday evening: as this was an international event run by a non-UK organiser, all free practice, qualifying and the race itself would[…]

Last Test before the 24

March 30th, 2016

A lot of work had been done on the two Rogue Motorsport Toyota GT86 since their last outing at Mallory Park last month – including a total strip-down to change the roll cages which although perfectly fine under MSA regulations, did not pass FIA regs, which the Creventic 24 Hour series adheres to. There had[…]

GT86 First Test

February 22nd, 2016

Two of the other drivers who will join the team for the Hankook 24 Hours of Silverstone at the beginning of April shared with me the opportunity for a first test of the Rogue Motorsport Toyota GT86 at Mallory Park on Sunday. The early damp conditions soon gave way to a windy, sunny day and[…]

24 Hours of Silverstone for 2016

December 2nd, 2015

I’m chuffed to bits to be able to announce that I’ve joined a team to race in the Hankook 24 Hours of Silverstone in April next season. Its been my ambition to compete in this event, on my home circuit, since I started racing and I’ll be in one of two Toyota GT86s built by[…]

The Ultimate Track Day Experience

November 15th, 2015

There’s no shortage of companies offering drives of supercar exotica in the UK – a few even offer a drive of a race car. But none can compete with a new offering from Milton Keynes-based Backdraft Motorsport. The company’s day-to-day business is looking after road cars from the likes of Porsche, Bentley, Audi and Ferrari,[…]