Lee Pattison 2017 Lee Pattison - Renault UK Clio Cup Driver

5Lee Pattison

“It’s going to be very competitive between the WDE team drivers in 2017 but in a good way which will help take the team forward – it’ll be very interesting to see how it all works out. The championship’s move to Michelin tyres is going to make a big difference "

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All Teams
Age 42
Nationality British
Lives Halifax, West Yorkshire
Occupation Director (Range Storage)
Sponsors Range Storage
Team WDE Motorsport

Biography

  • Lee made his Renault UK Clio Cup debut in 2008 and, up to the start of 2017's season, has  competed in 112 races and achieved 5 wins, a further 13 podium results, 3 pole positions and 2 fastest laps.
  • Starting 2017 he is the holder of the fastest ever UK Clio Cup in terms of average speed - 102.11mph achieved on his way to pole position at Thruxton in 2014.
  • Lee is step brother-in-law to WDE team-mate Paul Streather!
  • He is also a massive fan of MotoGP megastar Valentino Rossi.

Career Highlights

2016
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2013
Renault UK Clio Cup
5th outright in 2016 with Team Cooksport. Led standings after Brands Hatch Indy’s opening rounds where he took his only win of the season. 3 more podiums and 1 fastest lap followed. One-off appearance at Knockhill in 2015 (with Cooksport). Prior to that 9th outright in 2014 (Team Pyro) with 2 podium results plus pole position at Thruxton – entering 2017 this remains the fastest lap ever in UK Clio Cup history. 8th outright in 2013 for JHR Developments with 1 pole position, 1 win & 1 x 2nd (all at Thruxton).
2012
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2007
MINI Challenge
Occasional outings in 2007 & 2012. 3rd in top F56 class in 2015 with 4 wins (season cut short after breaking an arm in crash).
2011
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2008
Renault UK Clio Cup
Ran under his own Range Storage banner for 2008 and then JHR for 2009/10 seasons. 1 win in 2008 Silverstone; Finished 2nd overall to Dave Newsham in 2010 with 2 wins (Thruxton & Brands Hatch GP). 6 races only in 2011 with a best result of 2nd, plus occasional races in Ginetta GT Supercup.
2006
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2000
Karting
Front-runner in Rotax category in UK & Europe
Next Race > Snetterton 300

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