Born in September 1996 in Maidstone, Kent. The 20 year old is now an established young British racing driver.
Tom developed his athletic and performance skills from an early age – he started karate at 5, becoming a black belt by the age of 10. He honed his competitive edge and by the age of 11 he became the English National Champion and represented his country in the 2007 World Championships held in Bulgaria.
In 2012 at the age of 15 Tom made the jump into racing cars. He successfully competed in the Ginetta Junior championship for two seasons (2012/2013) with numerous podium finishes, fastest race laps and front row qualifying positions.
In 2014, Tom made the switch to single seater racing in the BRDC F4 championship. It was a learning year, leading up to a championship bid the next year. 2015, Tom from the start was in contention for the championship. After a year of wins, podiums, fastest laps Tom managed to finish 3rd in the Championship.
2016 saw Tom racing in Europe, in the European Le Mans series in the LMP3 class. The most competitive and high profile European endurance championship. It gave Tom his first taste of endurance racing and with this success, was asked by top LMP2 racing team JOTA Sport to complete the World Endurance Championship young driver test in Bahrain.
In 2017, Tom decided to look at the potential of racing GT sportcars. Tom drove a GT race car for the first time at Le Mans. In the Road to Le Mans races, in support the 24 hours of Le Mans. Tom drove the Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 car. On Toms first time driving both a GT race car and driving round the Le Mans Circuit Tom won both of his races. Later in the year, Tom returned to drive the Aston Martin GT3 car - this time in Abu Dhabi. Tom competed In the gulf 12 hours race around the F1 Yas Marina circuit, finishing 2nd in class.
In 2018, Tom decided to carry on with the GT route and competed in the last 2 rounds of the Porsche Carrera Cup GB championship. Being put straight into the pro class, and soon finding himself leading the race at Brands Hatch GP.
2019 - the plan to keep following the GT route, in whatever direction that might take.
Alongside Toms racing, he is a Grade A ARDS race instructor allowing him to coach and instruct other up and coming or established racing drivers – and pushing them to their limits. This can either be with Tom sat alongside in car instructing or from an exterior approach with Tom reviewing data, onboard video and helping fine tune car setup. Toms experience of instructing ranges from classic cars, GT race cars, single seaters, prototypes, front wheeled drive tin tops and many many more.
Don’t worry if you don’t have your own car to be instructed in, Tom can arrange for you, any track or race car of your choice to be arranged for you to drive and be instructed in at any circuit.
If interested, please contact Tom through the Contact section on this website with the subject “Instruction”.
Feel free to contact me for any enquiries or bookings