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John Bintcliffe

John Bintcliffe

Date of Birth: 7 / 2 / 1966

Nationality: British

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Career Rundown

  • 2001: Bintcliffe Sport - Team Manager. (Entered in BTCC Production class.)
  • 2000: Prepared and ran 2 new Nissan Primeras for Rob Collard and Marc Nordon in the new BTCC Class B. All of the teams hard work was rewarded with a victory for Rob Collard in the Snetterton night race.
  • 1999: Switched his attention to team management with Peter Hignett who had run the 1998 British GT2 championship winning car driven by Kurt Luby and Richard Dean. Ran the ex-Andy Middlehurst Nissan Primera for David Shaw in the National Saloon Cup and a MGF for the newcomer Paul O'Neill in the MGF Cup under the name Bintcliffe Sport Racing. Peter ran a Honda Integra Type R for Ian Griswold in the National Saloon Cup and a MGF for Brian Heerey in the MGF Cup under ABG Motorsport.
  • 1998: BTCC - Pos: 15. Audi Sport UK (Works entry). Audi A4. No.7. 23 points.
    Drove the new front wheel drive car for Audi Sport UK but had a very tough year finishing out of the top ten at the end of the season.
  • 1997: BTCC - Pos: 7. Audi Sport UK (Works entry). Audi A4 Quattro. No.7. 119 points. 2 wins. 1 pole positions.
    Drove again for Audi Sport UK in the Audi A4 Quattro finishing 7th and winning 2 races, one at Knockhill and the other at Thruxton.
  • 1996: BTCC - Pos: 7. Audi Sport UK (Works entry). Audi A4 Quattro. No.44. 26 races. 113 points. 1 fastest laps.
    Teammate Frank Biela won championship.
  • 1995: Won the Ford Credit Fiesta champion beating Rob Hall by 2 points.
  • 1994: Completed his first full season in the Renault Elf Clio Cup winning the championship by a 10 point margin over David Shaw. This was after having to sell his watch to pay for tyres and making other sacrifices to save money to divert towards his racing career.
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