John Hickman - 2006 Rider Profile
2006 Rider Profiles
Name: Peter John Hickman
Date of Birth: 08-04-87
Place of Birth: Burton Upon Trent
Height: 6ft 1"
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!
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.
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.