Instructors

FF Corse Instructors are carefully selected to best suit the needs of the individual member or guest.

Every instructor currently has, or has had, a successful racing career themselves and has a wealth of instructing experience, working with novice and experienced drivers alike.

Only the best are chosen to be selected as FF Corse approved and our list of instructors can be found below.


Calum Lockie

Racing
Experience covering over 20 years and over 3000 days on track.
British GT Championship in 2000
BritCar Champion in 2003, 2006 & 2011.
To date he has contested sixteen 24 Hour races including Le Mans, Daytona, Nürburgring, Zolder and Silverstone.
In 2004 he competed at Le Mans in the first ever Diesel powered Sports Prototype LMP1 car.

Instructing
His extensive on track experience combined with his knowledge from a scholarship study of Psychology ensures you get the most from your coaching.

Comments
Calum has raced in everything from vintage cars including Enzo Ferrari’s Alfa Romeo P3 Grand prix car, through single seaters, Caterhams, Radicals, Touring cars, GT cars ( including Porsche, Ferrari, Marcos, McLaren F1GTR, Mosler, and BMW) and Prototypes.


Jamie Stanley

Instructing
Jamie is an MSA Grade A licensed Association of Racing Drivers Schools Instructor, over the years Jamie has coached drivers to success in many series including GT Cup, Britcar, British GT and Ferrari Open. Jamie has been coaching drivers at FF Corse since 2009 and has driven for the team in Ferrari Open, British GT and GT Cup.


Ray Grimes

Racing
Started racing karts 100cc,125cc long circuit, 250cc short circuit.
Won 100nw champs, runner up 1987 125cc British long circuit champs, winner 1987 ‘O’ plate. Sponsored by David Coulthards father.
Moved to cars in modsports midget, TVR Tuscan Challenge, Fiesta XR Challenge, UK renault clio champs, 2003 Ford Fiesta Champion. with three lap records, Renault Spiders, Formula Ford, Ford Puma, British GT.

Instructing
Work for all the major circuits in Britain. Taught drivers in all classes of motorsport, touring cars, sports cars, and classic racing.
Worked on new car launches for all the leading manufacturers, Ferrari, Maserati, Mercedes, BMW, Audi, Vauxhall, Ford.
2005 & 2006 Ferrari Instructor of the year.

Comments
A Chief Instructor with many accolades who is well respected throughout the motorsport industry. Also a handy racer!


Phil Andrews

Racing
24 years competition as a professional race driver ranging from single seaters to endurance sportscars. Encompassing 5 seasons in Formula 3000, two Le Mans 24 Hours and Formula 1 testing.
Instructing
Instructed with Ferrari since the inception of their track driving programme (Instructor of the Year 2007)!!!

Comments
Phil is an extremely experienced and successful driver who has raced in many International Championships and races. A highly experienced race coach at all types of level.


Ollie Hancock

Racing
1994 – 2003 karting in junior British Club Championships
2004 – 2006 Formula Ford 2000. 2nd place overall in 2004 and 2006, Multiple race wins, pole positions and fastest laps.
2007 – BARC Formula Renault. 3rd overall, best rookie with 1 race win, 3 poles and 1 fastest lap in 2007.
2008 – BARC Formula Renault champion – 5 wins, 3 2nd’s, 1 3rd, 6 fastest laps and 3 poles from 10 races.
BRDC Rising Star
Winner and fastest lap in the Silverstone Classic World Sports Car Masters Race driving a Lola T212
2009 – FIA Formula Two Championship or Formula Renault UK.

Comments
Ollie is a rising star and recently won the BARC Formula Renault Championship in convincing style.A great future British racing prospect.


Aaron Scott

Racing
Raced in Karts, Formula Ford, British Formula 3 and GT’s for the past 15 years. Currently racing in the British GT Championship, Carrera Cup and Britcar Championships.

Instructing
Driver coaching experience in British F3, British GT, GT Cup and Carrera Cup amongst others.

Comments
A leading specialist GT driver and coach, with extensive Ferrari experience both racing and instructing.


Nick Padmore

Racing
1991 – 93 Karting
1994 – 97 Formula first
1998 V6 Eurocar and Palmer Audi Winter series
1999 Formula Ford zetec and British GT
2000 Ford Credit Fiesta Championship
2001 Ford credit Fiesta Championship and selected rounds of radical Enduro championship
2002 – 2007 radical enduro Championship, Britsports, British GT, Britcar 24hr, VW Fun Cup 25hr, VW Fun cup championship, Historic mini racing.
2008 French V de V Championship, Uk V de V Championship, Britsport Championship, Fun Cup 25hr, Historic gts in TVR, VW Fun up championship.

Instructing
Peter Gethin Driving courses (Goodwood), Nigel Mansell racing school Mithril racing, Prodrive, Ferrari, Aston Martin, Mercedes Benz World, One to one race coaching

Comments
A sports car specialist with proven speed in all formulas he has competed. A regular instructor with Ferrari since the inception of its driving programme.


Mike Wilds

Racing
BRM F1 driver in 1975
British F2 Champion 1978
Group C2 Team World Champion with Ecurie Ecosse 1986
BRDC Group C Champion 1990
6 x Group 6 Sports Car Championships
7 x Le Mans 24 Hour Races
2008 Britcar Production Cup and Overall Drivers Champion -BMW 320i Super 2000
2008 Group C Enduro Winner – Porsche 962

Instructing
Grade ‘S’ ARDS Instructor

Comments
Mike has competed at the highest levels in motorsport, including F1 and is a leading UK instructor.


Scott Mansell

Racing
Scott Mansell has over 15 years of top level racing experience. Formula One cars, F3000, IRL IndyPro, F3, Porsche Carrera Cup & DTM (Mercedes) are just a few of the categories that he has either raced or tested within, always achieving great success.

Instructing
Ferrari, Porsche, Ford, Mercedes, F3, GT Cup, Silverstone, Brands Hatch, Spa, Nurburgring to name a few.

Comments
Scott is a calm, precise and in depth instructor with experience of modern F1 cars. Outright lap holder at Donington Park.


Ian Ashley

Racing
Hugely experienced racer who has competed successfully in tin tops (BTCC) sportscars (TVR, Lotus etc.) and open wheel formulae from FFord & F3 through F5000, Indy/CART and on to F1 GP. Ian’s passion for racing has also taken him to other forms of racing including 600/750 AMA Superbikes and National/World Championship GP Sidecars. Presently racing Historic 1962 F1 Grand Prix car with considerable success.

Instructing
Respected & award winning race-instructor/driver coach with full ARDS certification and wide experience in UK schools.

Comments
A former Formula 1 driver, Ian is an extremely versatile racer with a great deal of International race experience and strong a enthusiasm for instructing


Brian Saunders

Racing
Formula Asia Champion, Porsche Carrera Cup, Macau Grand prix event winner, European F.Ford champion, Works Van Dieman

Instructing
Has been coaching since 1990. Group and 1 to 1 coaching as well as working with drivers on car set up, technique and performance. Intimate knowledge of circuits worldwide, from coaching and racing experiences.

Comments
A very experienced instructor & racer, with excellent communications skills and a great enthusiasm for the job.


Andre D’Cruze

Racing
1997-2008 race wins and podiums across UK/Europe and North America in Single seaters, Sportscars and saloons.
1997 3rd National Formula First Championship. Missed final three races, scored one win, three pole positions, four fastest laps, one lap record, eleven podium positions.
1998 Selected races in Formula Ford and Formula Renault. Several podium finishes.
1998/9 Won Rookie of the Year in American 2.0 litre Formula Dodge Series – several wins and 10 podium finishes.
1999 Competed in eight BARC Formula Renault championship races. – Finished fourth in championship – missed four races, scored three wins, five pole positions, two fastest laps and two lap records.
2000 Competed in four races of American RT 2000 Formula Dodge Series – 3 wins and 1 DNF, 2 pole positions, 2 fastest laps.
2001 Finished third in Radical Enduro Championship with K2 Race Engineering, despite having missed first four races.
2002 Won at Brands Hatch in one off Radical Enduro race. For remainder of season worked as test driver and coach for K2 Race Engineering.
2003 Seat Cupra Championship- One podium finish. 2 DNF Missed one round.
2005-2007 Raced in BRITCAR and selected Dutch supercar races in various BMW M3 E36/46 9 wins, Several Fastest laps and podium finishes.
2008 Raced BMW V8 GTR in BRITCAR-one win.

Instructing
10 years experience instructing and coaching across Europe, including car control and dynamic driving courses.
Represented most manufacturers including Ferrari, Mercedes, Jaguar and BMW in Europe and USA.
Precision and performance driving for Auto Express, Top Gear Magazine and Shell.

Comments
Andre is a professional driver and instructor with multiple race wins in different disciplines.


Ross Kaiser

Racing
1991-1998: Karting
1999: Formula ford 2000
2000: Formula ford zetec
2001: Selected Radical Bi Duro races
2003: Radical Bi Duro champion
2004: Radical Pro Sport champion, Radical Enduro champion
2005: SR3 Radical Championship, Radical gulf cup
2006: European Ferrari challenge
2007: Radical world cup, European V de V championship
2008: SR8 Radical Championship, European V de V championship, Britcar 24 hour, Radical european masters.

Instructing
Ferrari, Maserati, Thruxton motorsport centre, Radical sportscars, Mercedes, BMW, Mini, Alfa Romeo.

Comments
Ross is a multiple sportscar Champion from 2003 & 2004 and an experienced Ferrari Challenge racer from 2006. His laid back demeanor belies his speed and depth of instructing knowledge.


Rob Barff

Racing
100cc Karting to European Championship Level
Formula Ford 1600
Formula Ford 1800 – Factory Driver
Multiple Caterham Race Winner
British GT – Factory TVR Driver
International GT & Prototype Experience in GT1 / GT2 / GT3 / LMP 1 / LMP2
International Endurance Racing Specialist – Daytona 24 Hours / Sebring 12 Hours / Spa 24 Hours / Le Mans 24 Hours / Dubai 24 Hours & Multiple 1000km podium finishes
Full member of the British Racing Drivers’ Club

Instructing
15 years of personal 1-1 tuition in FWD, RWD and 4WD, superb knowledge of circuits in UK, throughout Europe, North America & Japan. Extensive experience of working with Ferrari as well as Lexus IS-f, Nissan GT-R, Jaguar XKR and is currently one of the Senior Instructors at the Silverstone Motorsport Academy. ARDS Grade ‘S’ Licence Holder.

Comments
A proven race winner with a reputation for technical excellence combined with an enthusiastic style of coaching. Often found in the back of the race truck with the lap top and a circuit diagram!


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Kelvin Burt

Racing

1990 – Prodrive BMW BTCC Scholarship winner, Formula Opel Lotus

1991 – Formula Opel Lotus Champion, Awarded BRDC Graham Hill Trophy

1992 – British F3, Marlboro Masters F3 race ( pole position and lap record )

1993 – British F3 Champion, Macau GP, F1 test – Williams GP, F1 test – Tyrrell, Winner – BRDC Silver Star

1994 – F1 test driver, Jordan GP, Porsche Supercup, BTCC Ford team Mondeo, Macau GP, Touring Car World Cup, BTCC Ford team Mondeo, Macau Guia (1st place and lap record)

1996 – BTCC TWR Volvo, F1 test driver, Arrows GP, BTCC TWR Volvo

1998 – JTCC TOM’S Toyota, Japan GT Series, TOM’S Toyota

2000 – STCC Volvo Sweden and World Sport Prototype series

2001 – British GT Championship, Porsche GB Champion, Porsche Supercup

2002 – ASCAR Oval series, BTCC, Porsche Cup

2003 – Fia GT Championship, Ferrari UK, Le Mans 24H, Sebring 12H, Prodrive Ferrari 550

2004 BTCC Vauxhall Astra, Buenos Aries TC2000 Race

2005 – Britcar 24Hr, Prodrive Aston Martin

2006 – Porsche Supercup, Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, Prodrive Aston Martin

2007 – Porsche Carrera Cup UK, Prodrive Aston Martin test work GT1, GT3

2010 – Britcar 24H

 


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Leyton Clarke

Racing

2000 – 2006 Various Karting Experience

2007 4th – Junior Touring Car Championship

2008 1st – Junior Touring Car Championship

2009 1st – Dunlop Production Touring Car Championship with VX Racing

2010 2nd – Dunlop Production Touring Car Championship with 888 Racing

2010 1st – Porsche GT3 Challenge with Team Parker Racing

2011 2nd – British GT with Team Lotus UK

2011 3rd International GT Open Donington Round

2012 VdeV Team Norma UK

2013 Overseas Coaching Program in Asia

2014 Selected Rounds of New Zealand V8 SuperCar Endurance Championship

2015 Selected Rounds of New Zealand V8 SuperCar Endurance Championship

Youngest driver to win two National Championships back to back.

Voted by Motorsport News as one of the UK’s top 10 tin top drivers in 2009

BRDC Rising Star

Porsche Carrera Cup Scholarship Finalist

Instructing

Driver coaching specialist in GT and Touring Cars, Grade A ARDS Instructor, RMA Track Days Chief Instructor, Senior Instructor for Audi New Zealand Ice Driving Experience, Silverstone Racing School, Extensive coaching experience in all manufacturers

Comments

Leyton has extensive experience racing and coaching in a very wide variety of GT cars. He usually likes to take a calm but precise approach to working with and coaching drivers. A regular in the paddock due to his role as chief instructor to one of the worlds largest track day organisations.


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Adam Wilcox

Racing

Over 30 years racing experience in brief: Multiple British and European Karting Champion, Formula Opel European Vice-Champion, Formula Vauxhall Vice-Champion, Mclaren F1 / Autosport young driver runner up, Lotus Sport Elise Champion, Japanese GT Race Winner, British GT Champion and 10 years racing Ferrari in the series, Britcar overall Race Winner, Ferrari Challenge Race Winner, BRDC British Racing Drivers Club member

Instructing

Having spent 15 years as a pro driver alongside Gentleman drivers as well as Instructing on a one to one basis Adam has a wealth of experience in helping drivers get the very best from their driving on circuit as well as race craft.

Comments

Adam has a no nonsense approach and is very motivated to help drivers succeed either as a serious track day or racing driver.


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Jody Fannin

Racing

2016 – British GT with PFL Motorsport

2015 – British GT with TF Sport

2014 – Blancpain Endurance Series/International GT Open

2013 – Blancpain Endurance series/British GT/ French GT Tour/ ADAC GT Masters

2012 – British GT (GT4 Class)

Instructing

Jody is an “A” grade ARDS instructor with experience working with JRM, Aston Martin Racing, JHR (Ginetta Junior Team), BMW Performance Experience at Goodwood. He has also coached drivers in British GT, GT4 European series, GT Cup and Britcar. He is also a BRDC rising star.