Profile & Experience

Name:
Lee Cunningham

Occupation:
Professionally Qualified Race/Track Driving Specialist

Date of Birth:
30.06.65

Nationality:
British

Residence:
London, UK

  • Race/test driver for manufacturers and race teams
  • Holder of an 'International B' racing licence
  • ARDS approved racing driver instructor 'Grade A'
  • Currently employed as Operations Manager for Goodwood Motor Circuit in the UK, overseeing all aspects of the events and circuit day to day running
  • Over 5 years experience as one of the senior driving specialists for Mercedes-Benz World, Brooklands in Surrey for the track experiences/activities
  • 5 years as Head of Training for track driving specialists at Mercedes-Benz World
  • One of only three senior drivers in the UK officially appointed to demonstrate Mercedes-Benz AMG range of cars as part of the Silver Arrows Display Team and SLR McLaren-Mercedes Supercars at Mercedes-Benz World
  • Chief Instructor for 5 years in training all track drivers for the Silver Arrows Display Team, risk assessments and developments of displays
  • Development/Race/Test Driver for German-based Reiter Engineering, official Lamborghini race team building FIA GT1/GT2/GT3 spec race cars
  • Chief Racing Driver Coach/Instructor for single-seater race team, Edginton Racing
  • A senior track demo/instructor for the factory Caterham circuit experience events team
  • Senior Racing Driver Coach for Caterham race team, DPR Motorsport
  • 22 years experience of coaching/instruction of single-seater drivers in Formula Ford, Vauxhall Lotus, Formula Renault, Formulae 3 and 4, Palmer Audi, as well as drivers in saloons/sportscars, Sports 2000, V de V race cars, drivers in GT race cars such as Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche and Aston Martin
  • Over 23 years racing driver competition experience in single-seater, GT, Sports, saloon cars from national events to FIA GT championships with 2 championship won, winner of the 2001 Lamborghini Super Trophy Euro GT Series - 18 outright race wins, 25 class wins, 62 podiums, 10 pole positions, 26 fastest laps, 10 lap records and 147 races completed
  • Expertise working in conjunction with English, French, Italian, German, Portuguese and Czech professional racing teams and manufacturers
  • Completed and operated events on circuits throughout the UK and Europe to include France, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic and Portugal
  • Lamborghini and Aston Martin factory-trained engineer, also previously appointed test driver and technician in the UK for Lamborghini-franchised dealers for over 12 years, 6 years Aston Martin, 5 years BMW, and 2 years Koenigsegg official dealers
  • Formed Formula SL Image a Grand Prix photography, Girls & Supercars, motor racing image and memorabilia website