Brett Lidsey 2017 Brett Lidsey - Renault UK Clio Cup Driver

12Brett Lidsey

"This is a bit of a dream come true – I’ve watched the UK Clio Cup on ITV4 for many years alongside the British Touring Car Championship and wanted to be a part of those events."

All Teams
Age 26
Nationality British
Lives Northfleet
Occupation Escalator installer
Sponsors Lift Out Ltd, Certus Security, Dornak International
Team MRM

Biography

  • Brett is something of a petrolhead... he also owns a much modified V8 450bhp BMW M3 and loves taking it around Germany's legendary 14-mile Nurburgring circuit. His best lap time to date there is 7m52s!!!
  • His full-time job is installing lifts/escalators for the family business - these have included many of those inside Heathrow's Terminal 5 and the new Olympic Stadium.

Career Highlights

2017 Clio Cup
Brett is contesting Thruxton’s and Brands Hatch GP’s rounds of the UK championship plus Clio Cup Benelux (winning the opening 4 rounds at Spa-Francorchamps)!
2016
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2014
BARC Michelin Clio Cup Series
Championship runner-up in 2016 to James Dorlin with 3 race wins and 10 more podium results from 15 races with the MRM team. Took title fight down to the final round. Finished 5th in 2015 and 7th in 2014.
2013
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2012
Cannons Motorspores Tin Tops
Won T3 class (up to 1600cc) in 2013 in a Ford Fiesta ST and ‘Best Newcomer’ trophy in 2012. Races took place at Brands Hatch, Lydden Hill and Snetterton.
2011
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1997
Motocross
Competed in events across the South East until being advised by doctors to stop after two operations to fix a dislocated shoulder.
Next Race > Brands Hatch Grand Prix

Sep 30 / Oct 1

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Renault UK Clio Cup
  • Current Position

    24th
  • Points

    28