Andy Neate


Andy Neate made his BTCC debut in 2001, contesting two races in theProduction class in a Mitsubishi Carisma. He returned to the series in 2005,piloting a Vauxhall Astra Coupé in the season finale.

After several campaigns in SEAT, Ford and Renault one-make championships and British GTs, Neate completed his first full BTCC season in 2010 with West Surrey Racing. He took five top ten finishes before making a winter switch to Team Aon to drive a front-wheel drive Ford Focus. A season-best sixth place at Oulton Park was the highlight as he wound up 18th in the overall standings.

In 2012, Neate joined Jason Plato in the factory-backed MG squad, helping to develop the MG6 in its first year and scoring 18 points-paying positions along the way.

After running his own team in 2013, Neate returned from a two-year hiatus to drive the third Honda Civic Type R in 2016 in the opening event of the season under the Halfords Yuasa Racing banner.

Neate signed for the Motorbase Performance team in 2020 to race alongside Ollie Jackson, and sticks with the squad for 2021, in the Racing with Wera & Photon Group Ford Focus ST.


Season Results

Thruxton 1Qualifying24th
Race 124th
Race 2DNF
Brands Hatch IndyQualifying28th
Race 126th
Race 224th
Race 325th
Oulton ParkQualifying28th
Race 124th
Race 224th
Race 318th
Race 1DNF
Race 223rd
Race 326th
Donington ParkQualifying27th
Race 126th
Race 226th
Race 323rd
Brands Hatch GPQualifying24th
Race 1DNF
Race 2DNF
Race 322nd

Driver Info

Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 19 August 1974
Place of Birth: Aylesbury, Bucks
Lives in: Melton Mowbray
Team: Racing with Wera & Photon Group
Car: Ford Focus ST

BTCC Debut: Brands Hatch Indy, 2001

BTCC Races: 148
BTCC Wins: 0
BTCC Podiums: 0
BTCC Poles: 0
BTCC Fastest Laps: 0
BTCC Points: 104

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