Barry Watts

Nickname?

Bonfire Watts

Favourite Colour, Music & Food?

Fluorescent Orange, Meatloaf & Thai Food.

Biggest Interest outside of racing?

Family and fishing

Occupation?

Import/Export, GBmoto race parts, bike sales.

Currently live in?

Chessington

Role within team?

Team Manager on race days, oversee bike preparation away from the circuit.

Racing Experience:

Lots of racing in the past, with my first Race in 1987

Racing History:

1987: Novice Champion
1988: 4 wins from 5 starts
1989: 750 Production Championship - 2nd
1990: 50 race wins - 1st KRC Championship, 1st Newmarket Championship,
2nd Snetterton Series, 3rd BMCRC Championship
1991: 6 Club wins, National series - 2nd
1994: 2 wins from 6 starts
1995: 600 Production - 6 wins
1996: UK Production Championship - 4th
1997: UK Production Championship - 3rd
1998: UK Endurance Championship - 1st
1999: UK Endurance Championship - 2nd, World Endurance Championship, Hornet European Cup
2000: World Endurance Championship
2003 & 2004 - MANGER of the UK Endurance Champions

Funniest moment in racing?

Seeing Gavin fast asleep on top of 2 fuel cans during SPA 24 Hour race.

Favourite moment in racing?

Winning my first race.

If I was gonna stick out my foot and trip another team member up:

If you're in this team you should be ready for anything so our boys and girls should be ‘UNTRIPABLE’.

How I justify this to the other half:

Not needed.

What I will most likely say if you meet me in the paddock:

Cash only. How far in front are we.