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John Hickman - 2006 Rider Profile


2006 Rider Profiles
John Hickman

Personal Stats;

  • Name: Peter John Hickman
  • Nickname: Hicky
  • Date of Birth: 08-04-87
  • Place of Birth: Burton Upon Trent
  • Residence: Willoughby
  • Height: 6ft 1"
  • Weight: 11st
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Light Brown
  • Marital Status: Girlfriend Sarah
  • Hobbies: Anything with wheels and an engine!
  • Favourite food and drink: Chinese, Roast Dinner! I don't drink alcohol! Boring!
  • Music: Variety
  • Film: Comedy
  • Car: Renault Megane
  • Likes: Playstation, minimotos, racing!
  • Dislikes: Pushy people
  • First race: Minimoto end of 2000, 'Proper bike' March 2002 Brands Hatch
  • First bike: Kawasaki AR50 (for in the field) Aprilia RS125 for racing.
  • First win: Minimoto March 2001,Aprilia RS125 June 2002 Cadwell Park.
  • Favourite UK track: Any!
  • Favourite track abroad: Have never been round a track abroad!
  • Started riding: When I was 12 in the fields etc.
  • Get into bikes: Dad used to race, even at Grand Prix. But wouldn't let me have a bike so I brought my own when I was 12.
  • Racing hero: Valentino Rossi (obviously)
  • Most respected rival: I respect everyone.
  • Best racing memory: Winning 2004 British Superstock Cup Championship for Hawk Kawasaki.
  • Hopes for 2006: To learn as much as possible and to use what I have already learned effectively.
  • Race Stats;

  • 2000: Did one round of the British Minimoto Championship and the last two rounds of the SEMRC Minimoto Championship.
  • 2001: Finished 2nd in the Eastern Counties Minimoto Championship with various race wins and podiums. Finished 8th in the SEMRC Minimoto Championship having missed two rounds with numerous podiums.
  • 2002: Finished 6th in MRO Aprilia RS125 Superteen Challenge including a lap record at Thruxton and numerous podiums. Won races at Bemsee club races, won races at New Era Club races, had podiums at Stars Of Tomorrow races at Darley Moor with lap record. Became a part of the ACU Academy.
  • 2003: Signed for Hawk Kawasaki to run in MRO Supersport 400 Championship, finishing 9th. Had numerous podiums, plus podiums at Bemsee club races.
  • 2004: Signed again for Hawk to run in Superstock Cup Championship, had to miss first round because I wasn't old enough to ride a 1000! Finished winning the championship with 5 race wins including a double at Cadwell Park and numerous fastest laps.
  • 2005: Raced for Astro Kawasaki in full Superstock Championship, finishing 9th overall including a 3rd at the last round at Brands Hatch.