From varing walks of life, all drivers predominently met while racing in the 2011 Caterham Academy series, an entry level competition for novice drivers. Although some went their own way afterwards, all have stayed in touch and stayed friends.
The accolade of Bastards came from a 2014 fortnight trip to Houston and Phoenix via Las Vegas to watch a little NASCAR. Jovial antics materialised, where provocative social media stories, photos and posts were responded with one word, “Bastards”. The name stuck as a term of endearment used between us good friends and peers. And for sure, they are inglorious!
Drivers Patterson, Bucknell and Lewis took to the Silverstone GP circuit this cold and windy Saturday in preparation for this May’s race. With one of their Caterham drivers coaches on hand to point them in the right direction, all three saw performance increases throughout the day,
As qualification was our first session out on the track, there were several discussions around how long it would be before a red flag would be shown. Even the most pessimistic of punters would have lost money on the result of seven seconds!