Paul Hines (racing driver)

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Paul Hines
Nationality United Kingdom British
Born (1980-12-03) December 3, 1980 (age 33)
Hinckley, Leicestershire
2014 BriSCA Formula 1 Stock Cars
Debut season 2002
Car no. 259
Previous series
V8 Hotstox
Championship titles
2010
2005
British Championship
European Championship

Paul Hines (born 3 December 1980) is a BriSCA Formula 1 Stock Cars racing driver from Hinckley, Leicestershire who races under number 259.

Biography[edit]

Hines first started racing in V8 Hotstox. He switched to BriSCA F1 in 2002, debuting in a borrowed car at Skegness Stadium on 14 July. He bought his first car to race the following season, and worked his way through the grades to finish 18th in the National Points Championship.

His first major championship success came in 2005, when he won the European Championship. He won the British Championship in 2010. In 2011, he won a World Championship Semi-Final and started the World Final from pole position. He finished the World Final in fourth place.

Hines was one of the drivers featured in the 2010 BBC documentary series Gears and Tears. He has also appeared in print in a number of different stock car publications. He wrote a V8 Hotstox column in the early 2000s for Stock Car Magazine and has written a column for Oval Racing News. He also contributed the foreword to a 2011 biography of BriSCA F1 driver John Lund.[1]

Honours[edit]

  • British Champion: 2010
  • European Champion: 2005

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Reeves 2011, p.v.

References[edit]

  • Reeves, Scott (2011). Gold Top: The John Lund Story. Chequered Flag Publishing. ISBN 978-0-9569460-0-3. 

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