Bob Berridge

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Bob Berridge
Nationality United Kingdom British
Born (1959-09-13) 13 September 1959 (age 55)
Middlesbourgh (United Kingdom)
Championship titles
1997, 1998, 1999 Historic Formula One Championship

Bob Berridge (born 13 September 1959 in Middlesbourgh) is a British racing driver. He won the title in the Historic Formula One Championship series three years in a row. In 1997, he won in a RAM 01 car and the next two years he won in a Williams FW08. He had previously competed in rounds of the British Touring Car Championship and British Formula Three Championship.

Career[edit]

Berridge won two Formula Ford 1600 titles in 1985 and 1986 was second in the Toyota Formula Three Championship in 1987. He later won the Porsche Club GB Championship in 1990. He won in the Historic Formula One Championship series three years in a row 1997, 1998, and 1999. In 1997, he won the title in a RAM 01 car, and then took the title the following two years he won in a Williams FW08.

Berridge raced in the Le Man Series from 2004 until 2008 and entered five Le Mans 24 Hour races. He also ran and drove for Chamberlain Synergy that won the LMS drivers and Team Championship in LMP 2 in 2005 and finished third in the Team Championship in LMP1 in 2006. Berridge won the inaugural Group C Championship in 2011 in a Mercedes Benz C11. He has also previously competed in rounds of the British Touring Car Championship Driving for Vauxhall with a self prepared Ford Cosworth Saphire, and British Formula Three Championship in the abortive Vision project in 1988. He has won over 200 races.[citation needed]

24 Hours of Le Mans results[edit]

Year Team Co-Drivers Car Class Laps Pos. Class
Pos.
2004 United Kingdom Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport United Kingdom Michael Caine
United Kingdom Chris Stockton
TVR Tuscan T400R GT 300 21st 8th
2005 United Kingdom Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport United Kingdom Gareth Evans
United Kingdom Peter Owen
Lola B05/40-AER LMP2 30 DNF DNF
2006 United Kingdom Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport United Kingdom Gareth Evans
United Kingdom Peter Owen
Lola B06/10-AER LMP1 267 NC NC
2007 United Kingdom Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport United Kingdom Gareth Evans
United Kingdom Peter Owen
Lola B06/10-AER LMP1 310 20th 7th
2008 United Kingdom Chamberlain-Synergy Motorsport United Kingdom Gareth Evans
United Kingdom Amanda Stretton
Lola B06/10-AER LMP1 87 DNF DNF

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