Nigel Gibbins is the Driver Representative for our Advantage Motorsport Future Classics Series, taking on the role in 2005.
He started racing in 1999 in his self-built Triumph Spitfire 1300 in the TSSC/TR Register Championship coming second in his first year of competition. Eventually, he took on the role of Championship co-ordinater until the Championship had run it's course. After competing at the Holley Birkett 6-Hour Relay Race three times, he realised the longer race format suited him better and (like many others at the time) made a switch to the Classic Sports Car Clubs' 45 minute race format competing in the Swinging Sixties series.
A catastrophic engine failure at the end of 2009 and redundancy at work put a halt to the racing. So Nigel took the opportunity to get his ARDS Instructor license through Silverstone Circuits and he has been Instructing now for 7 years. Working at many of the circuits we race on at race schools and supercar experience days he keeps his hand in while currently building a race car for Modern Classics.
Always willing to help competitors new and old through the problems only racing can bring you'll find him in the paddock at many race meetings looking for his drivers for a friendly chat. Unless of course he's working - which is the only reason he may not be able to make it.