The Family at Mill Farm
Ashorne have been involved in Motorsport for very many years.
Starting out in the late '60s, John and Sue were Official
BARC Timekeepers for nearly ten years. After a few years
away from Motorsport, John returned to Timekeeping working for
Prodrive on their Works BMW Touring Car Team in the early
In the mid '90s, through
a neighbour, John started working for Mike Pickup (lately of
PK Sport) and Pickup Motorsport in the Pirelli
Porsche Cup, and then for Mike Jordan at Team Eurotech.
He remained at Eurotech, as Timekeeper and later as Truckie, for
over 15 years until the team closed. Chris joined John at
Eurotech for 2 seasons, as a Truckie, before moving to
GruppeM Racing and their Works Porsche Team.
John has since worked
with In-2-Racing near Stratford-on-Avon, with a variety
of cars (including Lamborghinis, Porsches, and Ginettas) and in
Chris moved on, with the
demise of GruppeM Racing, to Creation Autosportif near
Bicester, where he trained as a Data Engineer (and also
continued as a Truckie) running the Creation CA08 and Lister
Storm. While at Creation, Chris spent a period with Fortec
Motorsport initially in Formula BMW, and then with British
F3, running Nigel Mansell's truck for his two sons, Greg
Since Creation, Chris
has spent a season with Strakka Racing as a Truckie,
running the Zytek LMP1.