Paul Rivett 2017 Paul Rivett - Renault UK Clio Cup Driver

22Paul Rivett

“I’m hungrier than ever and want nothing more than my fourth title. The only way I’ll accept not winning it this year is if one of my team-mates beats me."

www.paulrivett.com

All Teams
Age 39
Nationality British
Lives Epsom Downs, Surrey
Occupation Race Instructor / Glazier
Sponsors Tachosys, 4Front Motor Group, DMS Manufacturing for Music
Team WDE Motorsport

Biography

  • Paul is set to contest his 200th Renault UK Clio Cup race in 2017, at Silverstone's penultimate rounds in September...
  • He won his very first race in the championship 2001 (only 2 other drivers have ever achieved this in the category's 18-year history).
  • 22 is his lucky number - it used it when he won each of his three crowns to date. He also points out that both Lewis Hamilton and Jenson won their first F1 titles (2008, 2009) using no.22...
  • In addition to three titles his achievements, starting 2017, also include 46 wins, 42 further podium results, 35 pole positions and 33 fastest laps.
  • He is the only driver to have won UK Clio Cup races at every circuit on the calendar.

 

Career Highlights

2016
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2001
Renault UK Clio Cup
Won on his debut in 2001 (Brands Hatch GP). 4th overall that year plus Winterseries title; CHAMPION 2002 (also contested FRenault Winterseries); Clio Cup Winterseries CHAMPION 2003; Clio Cup CHAMPION 2004; Runner-up 2006 & 2008; CHAMPION 2011; Runner-up 2012; 3rd 2013; 7th 2014 with new WDE Motorsport team, followed up by 4th in 2015. 4th again in 2016 in which he achieved the 45th and 46th wins of his career and also surpassed 100 podium results. Note only part-seasons 2003, 05, 07 & 2010. Paul also won an off-shore jet-ski racing title (P1 AquaX ‘See Doo’) in 2012!
2016
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2015
Classic Touring Cars
Starred on several outings in a Honda Accord from the BTCC's famed 'Super Touring' era of the late 1990s.
2000 USA Late Model Stock Cars
2 wins (at Concord and North Carolina)
1999 Ford Fiestas
3rd in BTCC-supporting championship (3 wins) and 3rd in Winterseries