Mark Ford (2018)

Bristol

Started racing in the 90s in Prokart Enduro Racing. Various podiums but best moment to date is 3rd place at Le-Mans 24hr Kart Endurance in 1996. Is looking forward to racing in a one make series again

Andrew Mitchinson

Newcastle

Started racing aged 7 but has been out of action for a little while. DMAX 2017 is his way back into the racing world, and is aiming to get as much experience as possible before aiming higher in 2018

Simon Carter

Chelmsford

This is Simon's first venture into racing Daytona DMAX having taken part in Arrive&Drives and Open Races in the last few years

Dan Murphy

Birmingham

Started racing 16 years ago in Arrive&Drive and Grand Prix events. Looking forward to testing himself against tougher opposition.

Alex Pritchard (2018)

Nantwich, Cheshire

I’ve found my feet, I’m here to win.

Eli Vergara

Salford

Born and bred in South Africa. Racing took priority over the usual rugby playing antics of a SAFFA. Raced in local leagues and occasionally fought it out at the African Nations Cup and National Series

Chris Peberdy

Rotherham

Chris started off racing in a go-kart club in Langley, then moved onto 4-stroke team endurance racing. Decided to move onto 2-stroke racing and Daytona DMAX to push himself further.

Adam Nakar (2018)

Surbiton

Allergic to winning - 11 podiums, none on the top step. Claims to be DMAX's worst sprinter; undoubtedly the worst kart diagnostician! 3rd in Heavy Enduro '16, 4th in '17 despite limited track time!

Vinod Hirani (2018)

Pinner, London

Have raced for almost 10 years now on and off with DMAX and Club100. Saw some podiums early on in his racing career. Solid midfielder these days, occasionally playing in defence...

Richard Bland

Wellingborough

Has been racing since age 10, both in junior and adult series, now open races. This hobby has been a solid go-to sport for the past 20 yrs. His other passion is web design -> www.bhambrabland.co.uk

Tom Pughe (2018)

Milton Keynes

Has been racing for 15+ years, starting in karts and moving up into cars. Most recently has been racing in the Mazda MX5 UK Championships. Best finish was 1st at Brands Hatch in the MRSV Track Trophy.

Lee Witney (2018)

High Wycombe

Has been racing in the DMAX Champs for the last 5 years. Highlights so far are two 2nd Places at Tamworth last year and 3rd overall in the Heats Championship 2016. Also placed 8th in the Daytona 25hr.

Lee Meayers

Croydon

Started karting 3 years ago, both indoors and outdoors. Started taking it seriously last year in DMAX and is looking to improve this season.

Adam Daly

Dundalk, Ireland and Maidenhead

Known to argue on track with hand gestures. Won a trophy once, not done much since. Maybe something to do with never having 2 hands on the wheel

Tommaso Ammendola (2018)

London

Tommaso's dad was a rally driver and as such is a big fan of motorsports. Raced in the Daytona Cup at the Race of Champions and was hooked. Best result in DMAX 2016 was 8th in the Heavy Enduro.

Ian De Vere

Weybridge

Ian's motorsport started with rallying in Australia. Now loving his karting, Ian was 2nd in the 2016 SODI D60 Summer Champs and 4th in the 2015/16 D60 Winter Champs. Looking forward to a faster kart!

Blaze Sienko (2018)

Bedford

Blaze started racing with Daytona in early '15 jumping straight into the DMAX Championships. His best results came when he moved into the Heavy class mid-2016 and hopes to continue improving this year

Chris Munro (2018)

Luton

49 year old pie eater. 2014 Daytona MK Senior Heavy InKart Champion and 2016 TW Steel DMAX Super-Heavy Heats Champion. Proud father of 2016 MK InKart Cadet Champion, Dan Munro.

Tarik Almou (2018)

Casablanca, currently living in Hamburg

Tarik clinched a couple of wins in the first rounds of the 2009 DMAX Championships. Will he still have his competitive edge this year?

Andrew Haine

Stroud, Gloucestershire, now living in London

Debuted in DMAX in '11, collecting 5 podiums and 1 win. Best Championship result was 4th in '13. Massive petrolhead, previously owned a Lancia Integrale and Ferrari 308 GTS. Owner of Regency Hearing

Richard Newton (2018)

St Neots, Cambridgeshire

Richard was new to DMAX in 2016, taking part in the final 3 rounds of the Enduro & Sprints series, in preparation for a more competive 2017. Is looking forward to getting on the grid!

Toby Whiffin (2018)

Wendover

Toby raced in BUKC hosted by C100 back in the early 00s and has done odds and sods since. This will be his 1st season with DMAX having raced at one of the Whilton Mill rounds last year and loving it!

Steve Porter (2018)

Bedford

Dragged along to Daytona MK by brother-in-law Richard Newton to take part in open DMAX sessions. Has been convinced to take the plunge and enter this year's series!

Reece Buckland

Warfield

Reece has grown up around the motortrade and always wanted to compete in some form of racing. Karting was always a dream and DMAX is a great opportunity

Ryan Gilmore

Manchester

28 and finally starting to take racing seriously! Follow the Daytona 25hr last year, he has raced in Manchester's DF1 Series and is using the early stages of DMAX as practice for this year's 24hr race

Adrian Wisniewski

Luton

Started racing 5 years ago and this will be Adrian's 3rd year racing in the DMAX Championships. Biggest achievement to date is finishing 2nd in the MK InKart Championship in 2014.

Tomek Zaustowicz (2018)

Manchester

<>2016 DMAX Heavy Enduro & Heats Vice Champion <> 2016 Daytona Manchester InKart Champion <> 2016 Power Maxed Enduro Champion <> 2015 DMAX Heavy Heats Vice Champion <> 2015 Daytona 24hr Runner Up

Daljeet Bahia

West Berkshire

Racing since 2014, entering the DMAX Championship end of ‘14, with a full campaign in 2015. Some successes which include Daytona 24 Hour third place in 4 stroke class, and Inkart victory at Tamworth.

Darren Hughes (2018)

Solihull, West Midlands

Darren's first "proper" kart race was at Sandown in early 2017 before taking the plunge and entering the Championship. Is on a fast learning curve, aiming to not finish last! Is having great fun.

Gary Martin (2018)

St Albans

Has been racing for almost 30 years. Competed in OEKC for 6 years until 2 years ago when he switched to DMAX. In 2016, Gary won the SH Enduro Championship. Owns a track Porsche Cayman for track days.

Peter Hayes (2018)

Cambridge

A veteran racer, still competing in my 60’s. First raced in 1974 in 210 National Class 4 karting, progressing to one season of Formula Ford 2000 before giving up racing to focus on skydiving.

James Taylor (2018)

Canvey Island

Started karting aged 8. Did Super One for a couple of years as a child then stopped for 10 years. Now just races for fun, and loves a wet race!

Paul Manton

Tamworth

Raced MSA Rotax Max a few years ago achieving 2nd overall in both MBKC & DKC club championships in successive years. Getting a bit old for it now but fancied a blast before the free bus pass arrives!

Rob Bennett (2018)

Hove

3rd in 2013 Heavy Heats Championship, followed by 4th in 2014. Bounced back in 2015 with 3rd in both the Endurance and Heats. Year off in 2016 and back aiming for a Championship assault this year

Ben Moody (2018)

Aylesbury

Taken go-karting on his 16th birthday and has been hooked ever since. Pre-race ritual usually involves a Doner Kebab which probably explains being near the back but always tries to better himself!

Paul Studd

Milton Keynes

Has been racing for 3 years now. Has competed in the last two 24hr races, first in the SODI class and more recently in the DMAX class finishing 10th in team Charlotte's Angels. New to DMAX this year

Malcolm Clark

Wimbledon

Past winner of the Daytona 24 hours. Several years in S1 but that was a long time ago! Steadily getting slower and bigger by the year. Tries to race as much as possible but holidays get in the way!

Robert Purtak (2018)

Feltham

Started racing 3 years ago, joining the DMAX series properly in 2016, finishing 7th in the Heavy Heats category. Hoping to improve his skills this year!

Ben Benneyworth (2018)

Sunbury-on-Thames

Started racing back in 2010 in InKart at Daytona Sandown Park. Currently races in other series but always enjoys racing DMAX when he has the chance. @Bbenneyworth96

Dale Thomas (2018)

Cardiff

Has been racing indoors, with two runner-up trophies in the UK finals. Looking to move into outdoor racing and hopes for some success!

Edvin Mekis (2018)

Northampton

Always been obsessed with gokarting. 2018 season is his first at DMAX. Looking forward to gaining more experience, making new friends and having some great races. See you on the grid!

Richard Allen (2018)

Brentwood, Essex

Started racing at a young age in Cadets, then onto prokart endurance racing and Formula TKM. Drove a DMAX last year and started following the Championship so decided to give it a go in 2018!

Paul Cruci (2018)

South Bucks

New to the series towards the end of 2017. Been racing occasionally over the last four years, aiming to learn more and get faster. Enjoys track days in a Caterham 420R

Damien Holmes (2018)

Haverfordwest

Avid karting enthusiast from a very young age, local arrive & drive championship competitor. Wanting to take my passion for racing to the next level by honing my skills in bigger and faster packs.

Jamie Pender (2018)

Fleet

Jamie's been karting for 6 years, and has previously finished runner up in both the Enduro and Heats Championships as well as a two-time Daytona 24 Hours race winner.

Adam Moore (2018)

Wootton, Beds

First season of DMAX, let the fun begin! Insta: adamcmoore

Wayne Dunham (2018)

Greenwich, London

Was racing 25 years ago before having a family! Is now making a comeback racing in DMAX and C100. Is a little rusty so will be watching the battle for the lead from the back - should be fun!

Isaac Kalungi (2018)

Oxford

Has been getting up to speed in Arrive&Drive sessions here and there. Looking for good competition, and hopes to improve himself and reach new heights as a driver. @kalungi1_isaac