Nick  Matthews

Brands Hatch (Slippery when Wet)

Nick Matthews


Nickname:
Apex
Age:
47
Born:
Edgware Middlesex
Riding Since:
01/01/1980
Outside of racing:
Managing Director

What am I riding:
2009 Yamaha R6
What have I done to it:

As much as I can afford !

Engine Work RJS Superbike, Skimmed and Ported Head by Ray Stringer

K Tech Fork Internals

Ohlins Rear Shock

Sigma Slipper Clutch

Quickshifter, Quick Action Throttle, Rearsets, etc etc....

Why am I doing this?

Racing makes me feel alive, nothing else comes close.

Racing goals

To be competitive and enjoy the track, get on the podium

and be quicker than Woby...!

Race history & results:

2009 Senior 600 Endurance (Hottrax) 2nd in Championship

2010 Junior 600 Endurance (Hottrax) 5th in Championship

2011 Junior 600 Endurance (Hottrax) 5th in Championship

2012 Moto Grande 600 (Hottrax) 10th in Championship

2013 Pre National 600 (Thundersport)

Wise words:
Always wear clean undercrackers coz crashing hurts enough
Internal soundtrack:
No soundtrack, it’s an empty void, just a constant focus on where the cameras are…
Anything else:
It’s cool to ride, and better to race, and racing with mates is awesome