Ben Gridley

Uni:
Coventry

Racing Experience:
"MINI Challenge"

Racing History:
"I started go karting at the age of 8 for birthday parties. I then progressed into hire kart championships, winning multiple races in various championships. At the age of 16 I entered the Ginetta Junior Scholarship, and after getting a taste for cars I progressed into the MINI Challenge championship. In my first race weekend I qualified 3rd and finished 0.007 secs off of the podium. During that part season I secured 3 podiums and 1 fastest lap. In 2012 I raced twice in the MINI Challenge, again picking up a podium at Brands Hatch and 2 at Donington Park, after driving the circuit for the first time in qualifying. In 2013 I raced in the MINI Challenge once again, finishing just off the podium. My best racing moment was achieving my first podium at Brands Hatch GP, finishing just off the back of my then team mate Ant Whorton-Eales. My racing target is to compete in the top level of touring car racing around the world."