Automotive Racers Hall of Fame – Spencer Peacock Racing
Spencer Peacock is a Fueltopia Barrel Sprint and Formula Gymkhana contender who raced for the first time in the 2017 season and achieved a highly commendable 5th place. This is a promising result from the young drift racer who has returned to the world of motorsport after kart racing as a child. He is currently the youngest racer in his chosen series.
Spencer has EBC Ultimax2 brake pads and premium discs to help stop the power of his Turbo MX5 Mk1.
Year of Birth:
Spencer Peacock Racing
Highest Place Finish:
Mazda MX-5 MK1 TURBO
What`s your day job?
What has been the highlight of your career so far?
Vice champion for European Burnout Championship 2017.
What would be your dream car/ motorcycle?
R34 GTR Skyline.
Did you always want to be a racer or something else?
From the age of 5 my dad pushed me into karting, from there motorsport became my passion.
Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or two wheels?
RWD all day long!
What motorsport event would you most like to compete in?
What is the most insane/scary/memorable drive/ride you’ve ever had?
Scary ride … being a passenger in my girlfriend’s car for the first time.
How involved are you in testing and mechanical tweaking before events?
The car has a full spanner check and service before every event.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?
Hopefully become a works driver or become a part of a big team.
What is your go to playlist or song before an event to get in the zone?
I personally stay away from music. I sit in the car alone strapped up ready to go.
If you could try any other motorsport which one would you choose?
I would love to drive a rally cross car. Looks like such an exciting form of motorsport.
What’s the fastest you’ve ever gone in a car or bike on track and when?
Around 160mph when I was 12 driving a Ferrari 360.
What is your daily drive or ride?
Unfortunately my tow rig, which is a Vauxhall Frontera.
Who is your inspiration?
Paul Walker has been my childhood hero since I can remember. His passion for cars was very similar to mine.
What is the one thing you could not live without?
A driving license. I could not imagine not being able to drive a car on a daily basis.
What is your favourite takeaway?
Pizza! Who doesn’t love a large pepperoni pizza?
Do you have a favourite movie?
2 Fast 2 Furious. That’s where my love for modified cars began.
Any bad habits?
Spending too much money on the race car.
Tell us something about you that most people would not know?
I am a lot younger than people think. I am 22 but always told I look 30. Is that a good or bad thing?
Would you rather fight 100 duck-sized horses or 1 horse-sized duck?
I think I’d laugh at 100 duck sized horses so one horse sized duck!