MEET THE DRIVERS

Ryan Smith - Truck Sport Racing

Truck No: 1

Brand: MAN TGA

Engine: MAN D26

 

Sponsors: Oxxo Energy Drink, PT Hire (Flexible Truck Hire), Knorr Bremse, Junction 17, Alccoa, Fliegl, ABS, Front Row UK, Frontline Driver Solutions, Barnsdale Leisure Ltd, Craft Signs Mansfield, Mansfield Caravans Ltd.

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Truck-Sport-Racing

Stuart Oliver - Team Oliver Racing

Truck No: 7

Brand: Volvo RH-13

Engine: Renault DXi13 – Six Cylinder Diesel Turbo Charged

 

Home Town: Hexham

Occupation: Owner of a Transport & Warehousing Company

(Qualified heavy-vehicle engineer)

 

  • British Truck Racing Championship runner-up in 2015 + 2016

  • U.S.: 3 race wins at Pikes Peak, Colorado in 2015

  • India: Tata T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship Champion in 2014 and 2015

  • 10 x British Truck Racing Champion

  • FIA European Truck Champion 2004

  • Nürburgring “King of the Ring” (Ring Meister) 2010

  • Tynedale Sportsman of the year 2008

  • Awarded The Presidents Cup 2008 – British Automobile Racing Association

 

Sponsors:

Kelsa, Juratek, Synergy Juratek, Rock Oil, Odyssey Battery, Motis, GDM, Transmission Units & Co. Ltd. Gauntlet Sphere,  K.C. Transport, Tor Trucks

 

Website: www.teamoliverracing.co.uk

Michael Oliver - Team Oliver Racing

Truck No: 12

Brand: Scania P1150

Engine: MAN D28

 

Home Town: Haltwhistle

Occupation: Logistics

 

  • First truck race: 26.3.16

 

Sponsors:

Kelsa, Juratek, Rock Oil, Odyssey Battery, Motis, GDM, Transmission Units & Co. Ltd. Gauntlet Sphere,  K.C. Transport, Tor Trucks, E-Truck

 

Website: www.teamoliverracing.co.uk

Shane Brereton - Team Oliver Racing

Truck No: 77

Brand: MAN TGA

Engine: MAN D26

 

Home Town: Somerton

Occupation: Managing Director of Tor Trucks Ltd.

 

  • 7th overall in his first truck racing season, 2015

  • 2015, debut season in the Pickup Truck Racing Championship and British Truck Racing Championship (his first race in a race truck was at the third round of the BTRC in 2015)

 

Sponsors:

Tor Trucks, Kelsa, KC Transport, SnapOn, Oddysey Battery, Compton Commercials, Rock Oil, PPG

 

Website: www.TorTrucks.co.uk

Luke Taylor - Rooster Truck Racing

Truck No: 79

Brand: MAN

 

Home Town: Oldham

Occupation: Truck Engineer

 

  • First Truck Race at Nürburgring in 2010

  • BTRA Team Award 2011

 

Sponsors:

Gtruck, Renault Truck, Air 1, Tiger Trailers, JDS Truck & Van, Aldermore,

 

Website: roostertruckracing.co.uk

Terry Gibbon - T Sport Racing

Truck No: 37

Brand: MAN

Engine: MAN D28

Home Town: Brough

Occupation: Engineer

Sponsors:

PE Automotive, EMS, FP&S, Liqui Moly, AIM, MOTEC

 

Website: www.t-sport-racing.com 

David Smith - DS Racing

Truck No: 1 1

Brand: SISU Sl250

Engine: MAN D28

 

Home Town: West Malling

Occupation: HGV Mechanic

 

  • Started racing in 2010

  • 2012 + 2013 B Class Champion

 

Sponsors:

Castle Automatic Engineering Supplies

 

Website: dscommercialsuk.co.uk

Ray Coleman - LRS Racing

Truck No: 2

Brand: MAN

Engine: MAN D26

Sponsors:

Lantern, AGS Windscreens, MCC, MAN PCL Group, UK Truckparts, Redcorn Ltd., Parma, Oxxo Energy Drink

Website: www.lanternrecovery.com

Mat Summerfield - Summerfield Trucksport

Truck No: 84

Brand: MAN TGX

Engine: MAN D26

 

Home Town: Burton-on-Trent

Occupation: Engineer

 

  • First race at Pembrey in October 1999

  • 2011 FIA ETRC - full season

  • 2013, 2014, 2015 A Class Champion

 

Sponsors:

HRVS, ABS, MAN Finance, MAN UK Ltd., Richford Motor Services Ltd., Hatcher Components

Richard Collett - Team Collett

Truck No: 95

Brand: ERF ECX

Engine: Detroit 60 series

 

Home Town: Halifax

Occupation: Fleet Engineer

 

  • Started in 1992

  • British B Class Champion in 1995

  • British A Class Champion in 1997

 

Sponsors:

HGV Direct Parts, Goodyear Truck Force, Halifax Windscreens, Collett Transport, Link Tyres

 

Website: teamcollett.co.uk

Oly Janes - Janes Trucksport

Truck No: 22

Brand: Freightliner

Engine: Caterpillar

 

Home Town: Weston-Super-Mare

Occupation: General Manager of Briarwood Products Ltd.

 

  • BTRA "Rookie of the Year" 2010

  • Multiple podium finishes in class B

  • Since 2013 in class A

 

Sponsors:

Briarwood, Silvey, Palfinger, Landini, Bucci Freight Services, Create Digital Media, Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance

 

Website: www.janestrucksport.co.uk

David Jenkins - ATE Truck Racing

Truck No: 69

Brand: MAN TGX

Engine: MAN D26

 

Sponsors:

Digraph Transport Supplies Ltd., ATE Truck & Trailer Sales Ltd, Morris Lubricants

 

Website: http://www.ate-trailers.co.uk/

Cees Zanderbergen

Truck No: 45

Brand: Scania T124

 

Sponsors:

Scania Zwolle, Rodi, Bolk Reclame. R.B.I.C.

 

Andrew Lovenberry

Truck No: 58

Brand: Renault Premium

 

Sponsors:

NWS, Spot On, Graphix, Woodkirk Truck & Trailer, Preformed Panels & Profiles, PM auto electrical, sockatyes

 

Simon Reid

Truck No: 89

Brand: Iveco

 

Sponsors:

Reid Freight, Morris Lubricants, HGV Direct, GUEST Truck & Van, Sherwood Truck & Van, Color Werx Ltd.

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Adam Bint - CMG Bint Racing

Truck No: 5 

Brand: Volvo Aerodyne

Engine: MAN Detroit 60 series 12.7l

 

Home Town: Witney  

Occupation: HGV Technician

 

  • 3rd in B Class 2015

 

Sponsors:

CMG

 

Website: cmg-org.com

Mika Mäkinen

Truck No: 71

Brand: SISU

Home Town: Aura, Finland 

Sponsors:

Mad-Croc Energy Drink 

Website: www.madcroc.com

Sami Ojanen

Truck No: 96

Brand: IVECO

Home: Finland 

Sponsors:

Mad-Croc Energy Drink 

Website: www.madcroc.com

Simon Cole - Cole Truck Sport

Truck No: 41

Brand: Mercedes 1625

Engine: Cummins

 

Home Town: Dartford

Occupation: HGV Mechanic

 

  • KTM Enduro Riding 10 years

  • Clio MSN

  • Cannon Tin Tops 4years

  • Truck Racing 3 years

 

Sponsors:

St Georges European, RM commercials, Rent 2Buy, Cole Transport

 

Website: coletrucksport.com

Andrew Fulcher - TeamPower Truck Racing

Truck No: 30

Brand: MAN

Sponsors:

Lenham Storage Co Ltd., HGV Direct, Gordon Springate Transport Training Services,  Lawrence David Limited, JDS Services, Screentek, Spectrum Vehicle Repairers, Hallmark Workwear and Safety, Interlink Packaging, Cameron Forecourt Ltd.

 

Website: http://lenham.com/

John Bowler - Bowler Racing

Truck No: 14

Brand: Foden

Engine: M11 Cummin

 

Home Town: Stockport

Occupation: Mechanic / Driver

 

  • Track time all over the UK

 

Sponsors:

CV PARTS, Bars @ Yours, TW Bowlers Heavy Haulage, P.F. Design, TyreFit NW Ltd.
 

Website: http://bowlersheavyhaulage-manchester.co.uk/

 

John Powell - J. Powell Racing

Truck No: 6

Brand: Ford Cargo

Engine: M11 Cummins

 

Home Town: Tonbridge

Occupation: Director of Commercial Vehicle Repairers

 

  • Started in motocross as a teenager

  • In truck racing since 5 years

 

Sponsors:

Thomsons Bodies Ltd., MCC, Crutch Brothers Ltd., MTB Midland Truck Breakers, Mark Luck Ltd., Truck Door Windows

 

Steve Powell - TeamPower Truck Racing

Truck No: 3

Brand: SISU

Home Town: Kent

Occupation: Sales Executive

 

  • 2011, 2015 B Class Champion

 

Sponsors:

Lenham Storage Co Ltd., HGV Direct, Gordon Springate Transport Training Services,  Lawrence David Limited, JDS Services, Screentek, Spectrum Vehicle Repairers, Hallmark Workwear and Safety, Interlink Packaging, Cameron Forecourt Ltd.

Website: http://lenham.com/

Paul McCumisky

Truck No: 99

Brand: Volvo FM12

 

Sponsors:

ABS, B.L Trigg, Lumag, R&J Shaw Engineering Ltd., Autosigns, GAS General Auto Services

 

Luke Garrett

Truck No: 42

Brand: MAN

 

Occupation: Manager of Ross Garrett Transport Ltd.

 

Sponsors: LGS Training, K&S Truck & Trailer Spares, Aspect Commercial Wheels, cpm

Tony Smith

Truck No: 46

Brand: SISU

Sponsors: 

Smith Transport, PTS Tyres, Coronation Garage

Brad Smith

Truck No: 16

Brand: DAF

Sponsors:

Thompsons, MCC Midland Caliper Center, Midland Truck Breakers

Trevor Martin - Martin Motorsport

Truck No: 19

Brand: Scania

Engine: Cummins M11

 

Home Town: Westbury

Occupation: Transport Manager

 

Sponsors:

E.G. Martin Ltd Fuel Oil, Wessex Truck and Trailer Supplies Limited

Ryan Colson

Truck No: 87

Brand: Foden Alpha

 

Sponsors,

CVR, Colson Grab Hire, Digraph, Ashfield Signs, Aztech Oills

 

Brian Burt

Truck No: 70

Brand: Volvo White

 

Sponsor:

Arebee Signs

Joanne Eason

Truck No: 21

Brand: Foden Alpha 

Wayne Eason

Truck No: 20

Brand: MAN

Truck No: 4

Brand: Scania T112

Engine: Scania DG12

 

Home Town: Kampen - Holland

 

  • 2015 - Dutch Championship 4th Place

  • 2012 - 2016 Joined BTRC Championship Race by Race

 

Sponsor: Smit Transport

 

Website: truckracingsmit.nl

Rody Smit - Black Jack Truck Racing

Truck No: 44

Brand: Volvo F12

Engine: D13A

 

Home Town: Geesbrug Holland

 

Sponsors: Cargo Floor, Smit Transport, Hensiol, De Groot Coevorden B.V.

 

Website: blackjacktruckracing.nl

Marco Donk - Dutch Donkey

Truck No: 75

Brand: Volvo

Sponsors:

J.A.M. Donk Metselwerken, Volvo Group Truckcenter, FSB Truck & Vans Interieur, CONTEQ, VLASMAN

Jim Bennett

Truck No: 28

Seddon Atkinson 14000

Sponsors:

Earsham Gravels Ltd. & Weeting Tyres

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