David Birrell

Home Town: Perth, Scotland

From: Fife, Scotland

Drivers Occupation: Racing driver. Former soldier in the British Army.

Marital Status: Single

Hobbies and interests: Spending time with my children and friends.

Racing CV: Want2race with Ginetta – finished in top 10
2013 – First race – Knockhill
2014 – Race of Remembrance – Anglesey with Mission Motorsport – Mazda MX5
2016 – Britcar Endurance Championship – MINI Challenge R56
2017 – Britcar Endurance Championship – MINI Challenge R56

Team Name: Woodard Racing

Sponsors: Blesma, who support limbless veterans in their bid to lead a normal life following injury in combat. They have been in action since the First World War and continue to be just as prominent today.

Car History: This is our second year running the Mini Challenge R56.

Why did you choose to race with Britcar? It’s a fun, competitive series. I have always been more a sprint racer, but made the switch to endurance racing last year, and I really enjoy it. Britcar is the ideal series to learn the ropes when it comes to endurance racing.