Drivers

Jeff Smith

Date of Birth: 27 March 1966

Lives: Wellingborough, Northants

Sponsors: I.C.D (Industrial Control Distributors), Smartcom Solutions, Empire RV, JC Weldfab, Autoglym, ProFormance Metals.

 

Jeff started club level karting in 1996, racing at Kimbolton, Whilton Mill and Shenington. Won the Formula TKM Festival Cup in both 2002 & 2003, the only driver to win the coveted title in consecutive years.

Between 2004 and 2007 he competed in a few club-level kart races choosing to help his kids pursue other sports.

In 2008 returned to motorsport in earnest competing in the Renault Clio Cup for two seasons.

In 2010 he made his BTCC debut at Knockhill in a Triple Eight-run Vauxhall Vectra finishing in the top 15 in all three races. Joining Eurotech Racing for full seasons campaign in 2011 in Fabrizio Giovanardi's championship winning Vectra from 2007/2008 this car being one of the first to adopt the new NGTC engine package.

In 2012 Eurotech made the switch to full NGTC specification Honda Civics, becoming a regular contender in the front half of the grid and a second place at Knockhill being the highlight of the season. Staying with Eurotech for 2013 and finishing 14th in the championship, achieving another podium finish at Brands Hatch to add to a consistent stream of top ten finishes.

Took a year out of BTCC in 2014 and contended three of the later rounds of British GT - qualifying twice in the top 3 and standing on the podium 3 times out of the 5 races competed in.

In 2015 he returned to Eurotech Racing as both Team Principal and a driver, the team rebranding the well-known name. Lining up alongside Martin Depper, Jeff also raced an Australian V8 Focus at Paul Ricard circuit in the 24Hr Series and won the SP2 class in 2015.

Jack Goff

Date of Birth: 6 March 1991

Lives: Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire

Sponsors: I.C.D (Industrial Control Distributors), Empire RV, JC Weldfab, Autoglym, ProFormance Metals,

 

Jack started Karting in 1997, at the age of six up until he turned 17 in 2007, he raced at a national level, winning many championships along the way.

In 2009 at only 18 Jack began his first year as a professional racing driver by competing in the MG Trophy Championship. Once again he demonstrated his ability to win and earned his place within the world of motor racing by finishing first in his class. With Jack’s talent and potential all too evident, his sponsors unanimously decided to give him the opportunity to race in the Elf Renault Clio Cup Championship in 2010.

The Clio Cup is run as part of the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) programme and benefits from the popularity of the Championship, with various avenues of media coverage including live television.

Jack’s career in the Clio’s culminated with him winning the Championship in 2012.

In 2013, with his sponsors support, Jack was able to fulfil his ambition and compete for the first time in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship. Jack finished the championship in 17th place and ended the season in style with a well earned second place podium position in the last race at Brands Hatch.

In 2014 Jack returned to compete in the BTCC for a second year. He proved his consistency with only DNF’s in four out of a total of 30 races and improved his finishing position to 15th in the Championship that included ten top ten finishes throughout the season.

In 2015 Jack fulfilled another ambition by joining a works-supported team. Triple Eight signed Jack to drive their second MG6 GT alongside former champion Andrew Jordan. Having started his career by winning the MG Trophy in 2009, this move brought him full circle back to MG. 2015 saw 21 top ten finishes including his maiden victory at Snetterton.

2016 saw Jack’s fourth season in the BTCC and a move to the rear wheel drive of BMW 125i M Sport of West Surrey Racing, where he secured another 2 podiums and the most fastest laps of any driver on the 32 car grid.

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