Driver Profiles.


Lewis Galer

Lewis has been racing since the age of 7 and has had much success in karting. For 2019, Lewis will join the MINI CHALLENGE JCW Championship, for what will be his maiden season of car racing.

Jacob Andrews

Having competed in karts and cars in Australia, Jacob began racing cars in the UK when he joined the MINI CHALLENGE Cooper Pro class in 2018. For 2019, Jacob will move into the JCW Champioship.

Jac Maybin

Jac, 18 is a student from Brackley. Jac is a Junior Kart Champion and a British Kart GP Vice Champion. Jac joined the MINI CHALLENGE JCW Championship in 2018 and will move into his second season for 2019.

Luke Reade

Luke, 25 from Dartford is a Graphic Designer. Luke spent two years in the JCW Championship before moving to Clio’s for a year. Luke returned to the JCW championship in 2018. Luke’s ambition is to race a LeMans.

Taelor Shand

Taelor is 23 from Aberdeen. In 2016 Taelor won the Ladies champion in the Celtic Speed MINI Cooper Championship and a 5th place at Rockingham. Taelor joined the JCW Championship in 2018 in her third year in racing.


Josh Porter

Josh Porter will follow his Father’s footsteps and join the MINI CHALLENGE for 2019. Josh has a karting background and will enter the Cooper Am as his first season in car racing.

Toby Goodman

Karting champion, Toby Goodman joined Excelr8 Motorsport in 2018. For 2019, Toby will continue to compete in the MINI CHALLENGE Cooper Pro Series after a successful first year in car racing.

Richard Newman

After a strong debut year in 2017, MINI CHALLENGE Cooper Pro class driver Richard Newman continued his assault in 2018, Richard is hoping for some great results in this season’s racing.

Mark Cornell

Mark Cornell has been racing with Excelr8 Motorsport for a number of years in the MINI CHALLENEGE Cooper Pro class. 2018 saw some good results and Marc is planning to improve on that for 2019.


Max Bladon

Max has won many titles including the Cooper Class champion in 2016. Max continues with Excelr8 in 2019 in the MINI Endurance car.

Rob Smith

Multiple MINI CHALLENGE race winner Rob Smith returns to Excler8 Motorsport for 2018 with the MINI Endurance car.

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