Chris Bates


Personal Information

Nationality
British

Employer
Abode with us

Occupation
Startup Mentor and Advisor

Race Details

Best race finish
2

Best Championship finish
5TH

Started racing in
Academy Championship

Date started racing
March 6, 2017

Favourite circuit
Snetterton

About Chris
Jumped from Academy to 270 this year. Trying to test myself Love helping small startups get going, especially if they make the world better

Top race highlight
Standing on the podium at Siverstone

Racing achievements
Couple of seconds last year - need a win this year!

Accomplishments outside of racing
Completed London to Paris road ride Convinced my wife, Sian to stay with me for over 20 years.... Founded a wonderful company that we sold last year

Family
Wife Sian Daughter Mills 14 - budding psychotherapist Son Louis 11 - budding karter Lottie and Barney - Labradors 18 month

What's the best thing about racing
Testing yourself against others. Having battles on the track and fun with like minded souls off it. Love the paddock!

Hobbies
Cycling Car collecting Wine (trying to get off it...!)

Car Details

Car bodywork colour
Rainbow

Car nose cone colour
black

Car wings colour
BLACK

Chris Bates