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41Aaron Thompson

"Getting behind the wheel of the Clio Cup race car... it feels like I’ve gone from glorified track car to real racing car. The grip levels are immense and it’s probably one of the best cars you can ever drive.”

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Age 19
Nationality British
Lives Romford, Essex
Occupation Electrical Apprentice
Sponsors SDT Contracts, Joyce Design
Team Matrix Motorsport


  • Aaron's height - 6ft 5in - makes him one of the tallest people in the entire paddock (BTCC and all its supporting categories). Only BTCC Champion Matt Neal is believed to be taller!
  • He also comes from a racing synasty... his grandfather Dave was a top name on the short oval scene as was his father in Legends.

Career Highlights

2017 Renault UK Clio Cup
11th in drivers' standings with 2x P10 his best race results. Best qualifying: P4. Also finished 4th in Graduates Cup. Raced for JamSport Racing, although switched to Ciceley Motorsport for final rounds.
Ford Fiesta Junior Championship
3 wins in senior championship in 2016 with JamSport Racing. Contested Junior category in both 2014 and 2015 (also with JamSport). CHAMPION in 2015 with 8 wins. Added to the 4 he achieved in 2014, they make him the most successful driver to date in the category.
Raced at club level in Honda Cadet, Mini Max and Junior Max classes but admits: “I was never any good because of my height and weight!” He is 6ft 5in…
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