Team Principal: Mark Burdett
Mark Burdett has been managing the race team for over 15 years, which also involves the commercial development of the business.
We pride ourselves on a high level of race car engineering and experience technicians, with facilities to provide the highest level of race car preparation. We work with a specialist sports science company to help drivers on and off circuit. Have access to state of art simulator to work alongside our engineer.
Engineer: Andy Miller
Andy Miller has a wealth of experience within the motor racing industry from F3 to Formula 1 and has work with developing drivers in their early stages of their career. Andy was one of the founding members of Paul Stewart Racing which would win a string of tiles before moving into F1 when Stewart Grand Prix was formed.
Driver Coach: Robbie Kerr
Multiple A1GP Winner and British F3 Champion Robbie Kerr will work with the drivers in a number of ways, via the in-car camera system and observing the drivers at various points on the circuit during the practice session. He will discuss and describe the correct racing lines and techniques required to improve both the car and drivers performance
Mission statement: - Maximise every drivers ambitions
Mark Burdett Motorsport was established in 1994 by Team Principal Mark Burdett to focus on racecar preparation, winning the National Formula First Championship title at the first attempt in 1995. The team proceeded to dominate the Formula First championship, winning the National title four times and the winter championship twice between 1994 and 2000. Having developed and trained championship winning drivers such as Danny Watts and Robbie Kerr who had moved on to dominate the Formula Renault and Formula 3 championships the team was now ready for a step up to Formula Renault.
During 2001 - 2002 the team undertook an extensive testing and development program in preparation for 2003.
Returning to the Formula Renault UK Championship for 2003 brought team sponsorship from Cadbury Schweppes. In the most competitive season in the history of the championship, the team made fantastic progress with lead driver Alex Storckenfeldt. The highlight of the year being podium finishes in the final two meetings of the season. By the season's end, the so called 'top 3' Formula Renault teams had become the 'top 4' to include Mark Burdett Motorsport The 2003 Winter Championship again made clear the MBM intention to become the leading team for 2004, with Peru's Juan Polar qualifying second before crashing out from the front of the pack. Polar remained at the team to be re-joined by Storckenfeldt. An extensive winter test program and the team were ready to win.
2004 - The teams lead driver Storckenfeldt, won at Silverstone and challenge for 3rd in the championship until a karting accident broke his collarbone causing him to miss two rounds. Alex recovered to finish the season in 4th place overall.
2005 - Expantion into the Formula BMW UK Championship, to run two rookie drivers, Aaron Steele and Ed Hoy. Hoy was replaced mid season by 2004 Formula BMW UK Championship runner up, Philip Glew. Philip joined the team and immediately demonstrated the pace of the car, securing podium finishes in both races on his return to the championship. During his 6 races as a guest driver with the team, Philip finished on the podium 4 times from his 6 races.
2006 - The team focused on Formula Renault, Markus Niemela went from strength to strength, becoming especially strong in the second half of the season, taking 3 podium finishes including one win, one fastest lap and one pole position.
2007 - Sho Hanawa and Daniel Iverson in the UK Formula Renault Championship, with Paul Rees joining half way through the season. In the Barc Formula Renault Championship Ollie Hancock finished in 3rd place in the championship along with a win and podium places. For the winter series Johannes Seidlitz, Fredrick Blomstedt and Scott Jenkins join the team.
2008 - Thomas Hylkema and Fredrick Blomstedt Raced for Mark Burdett Motorsport in UK Formula Renault making good progress during their rookie season, and Thomas also completed in the Renault Winter series. Johannes Seidlitz and James Dixon in Barc Formula Renault with Johannes taking 2nd in championship.
2009 - In the UK Formula Renault Championship Mark Burdett Motorsport Jesse Krohn challenge for the championship with Race win, Podiums and fastest laps. Jesse finished in 6th place in Championship.
2010 – UK Formula Renault with Fabio Gamberini and Jesse Laine , with Fabio claiming Graduate wins. Jack Hawksworth joined the team in the winter series, with 4 pole positions, 2 podiums and finished 3rd in Series.
2011 – After the successful winter series Jack Hawksworth re-signed for the team, with Podiums and fastest laps to finished 4th in Championship. Daniel Cammish join the Championship from Rounds 7 and impressed with podiums and 6th in Championship. For the Winter Finals Josh Webster and Tomasz Krzeminski. Josh finished 3rd in the Winter Finals with podium finish.
2012 – 8th in the NEC Formula Renault Championship with rookie driver Gabriel Casagrande, with podiums at Red Bull Ring and Most.