The Rider

 

Tom Oliver

2016 British Superbike Championship, BSB R03, Brands Hatch, Kent. 21st May 2016. Tom Oliver, Colchester, SGR Racing

 

Tom Oliver Rider Profile

Age: 22

Star sign: Aquarius

Day job: Motorcycle Mechanic

How did you get interested in racing? My Dad used to race so I was used to being in a race paddock and around bikes.

First bike: PW50 aged four

First race bike: Aprilia RS125 aged 13

Race pedigree: Started out in the Aprilia Superteen championship and spent three years there finishing runner up in his final year. He then moved to the Aprilia 450 challenge for a season before progressing to the Triumph Triple Challenge Young Guns which he won in 2013. From there Tom moved to the Triumph Triple challenge in 2014 and finished fifth in the cup and eight overall. 2015 saw him move to the Pirelli National Superstock 600 championship on a Kawasaki. Riding for SGR Racing 2016 gave me the opportunity to get grips with the Yamaha R6, bring on 2017

Aim for 2017: Podiums and at least a top 5 finish in the championship

Hobbies: Cycling, going to the gym and working on my race bike!

Racing Hero: Rossi of course

Favourite Track: Oulton Park

2016 British Superbike Championship, BSB R05, Snetterton, Norfolk. 8th July 2016. Tom Oliver, Colchester, SGR Racing

 

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Rider History

2014

Superstock 600 (23rd)

2013

Triumph Triple Challenge (8th)

2012

Aprilia RRV 450 (3rd)

2011

Aprilia Superteens (2nd)

2010

Aprilia Superteens (9th