Drivers

Sean Hudspeth

  • Nationality:British/Singaporean
  • Day Job:Mechanical Engineering student/Racing Driver
  • Years in Racing:Six
  • Championship:Porsche Carrera Cup GB
  • Race number: 29
  • Twitter Handle:@seanhudspeth54
  • Website:www.seanhudspeth.com

Warwick-based Sean is studying Engineering at Warwick university and is dovetailing his education with racing in the Porsche Carrera Cup GB. Sean began Karting aged 16 in his home country of Singapore. He has dual nationaity with UK and Singapore but grew up in East Asia and started racing in 2010.His perfromances caught the eye of Meritus GP, who offered him a scholarship test in a Formula BMW car.

Sean continued karting in 2011 competing internationally in South East Asia, finishing 7th overall in the very competitive Asia Max Challenge in his first full year of karting. In addition he took part in two rounds of the Asian Karting Open Championship and continued to test Formula BMW cars with Meritus GP. The following year he extended my karting to top world level events, competing in the CIK-FIA KF2 World Cup in Zuera, Spain and a CIK-FIA KF1 World Championship round in Macau. Sean finished in the top 20 in Macau against multiple World and European champions, with a lap time only two tenths of a second off the race winner. as well as  a full season in the Asian Karting Open Championship, finishing his first full season 7th overall.

Sean's first car race came at the end of the 2012 season in the last round of the Formula Pilota China Series with Eurasia Motorsport  where he finished 7th after starting from the back of the grid due to technical problems. His racing activitied had to take a backseat in 2013 and 2014 as he completed his mandatory National Service, serving as a Reconnaissance Team Commander for the 1st Battalion Singapore Guards. He did however manage to compete in three rounds of the 2014 Formula Masters China Series with Eurasia Motorsport, as well as the last round of the Asian Le Mans Series at Sepang, driving a Wolf GB08 Prototype.

In 2015, Sean competed in the full season of the Formula Masters China Series, as well as taking part in selective endurance and GT races in Europe. He finished 2nd in class at Monza on his debut race in Italy, driving a Wolf GB08 Prototype. He also finished a strong 2nd overall in Mugello and 3rd in class for his first ever 24 Hour race in Zolder. Sean also made an appearance in Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Suisse, taking pole position and a win at Imola. This whet his appetite for competing in Porsches and paved the way to his season in the Porcshe Carrera Cup GB with Parr Motorsport this season.

 

Peter Kyle-Henney

  • Nationality:English
  • Day Job:Managing Director of an Optics Company
  • Years in Racing:Four
  • Championship:Porsche Carrera Cup GB

Peter started racing in 2013, running a GT3 Cup car in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge. This debut was after nearly ten years of running various specification Cup Cars on track days. Having proved he was no stranger to getting behind the wheel of a race car, the natural progression was to begin racing. Having taken the plunge he has gone from strength to strength, taking a win in his first year. In 2014 he graduated to the Porsche Carrera Cup GB with the awesome new 991-type GT3 Cup car. After a season long battle with title rival Steve Liquorish Peter would finish as vice champion having taken it right down to the wire.

Peter entered 2015 with high hopes for champinohip glory. Unfortunately he was taken out of the first race, with the damage to his car ruling him out of the second race. After two solid points finishes at the WEC-supporting races at Spa-Francorchamps Peter was agian taken out of race five when he was hit and ptched into a spectacular role. With his champinosh aspirations in tatters Peter decided to sit out the remainder of the season. He returns for 2016 hoping to dispell the ghosts of his 2015 season and once agian challenge for ProAm2 honours.