Automotive Hall of Fame – Adam Elder – Zestino UK – Team1340
Year of Birth:
Highest Place Finish:
What`s your day job?
Locksmith and Zestino Tyres distributor.
What has been the highlight of your career so far?
Attending Gymkhana GRiD racing, the World’s best and coming 2nd in the World.
What would be your dream car/ motorcycle?
Did you always want to be a racer or something else?
Always wanted to be a racing driver and follow in my dad’s footsteps.
Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or 2 wheels?
What motorsport event would you most like to compete in?
I would like to compete in Rally Cross.
What is the most insane/scary/memorable drive/ ride you’ve ever had?
Most memorable drive was in 2017 South African Gymkhana GRiD.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
Would like to see myself as a full time racing driver in 5 years time.
What is your go to playlist or song before an event to get in the zone?
Songs I listen to before any race would be Drum & Bass.
If you could try any other motorsport what one would you choose?
I would like to have a go and compete in BDC Drifting.
What’s the fastest you’ve ever gone in a car or bike on track and when?
Fastest I’ve ever driven was around 130mph in an M3 GTP at a Jonathan Palmer Day.
What is your daily drive or ride?
My daily drive is a Ford Transit.
Who is your inspiration?
Johan Kristoffersson is my inspiration because of his concentration and preparation for racing and also his drive style.
What is the one thing you could not live without?
What is your favourite takeaway?
Do you have a favourite movie?
Any bad habits?
Would you rather fight 100 horse-sized ducks or 1 duck-sized horse?
I would rather fight 100 duck sized horses and 1 horse sized duck at the same time.