BUSINESS DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Tom has been involved in the motorsport industry for over 20 years, through driving, instructing, mentoring and marketing. Having started in karting, he made his maiden single-seater start at the age of 21. At 23, he made the switch to GT racing and started Tom Oliphant Racing.
Turning his hobby into a business, Tom made himself a strong brand within the British and European GT racing scene, bringing top level companies into the sport as partners. He has continued to progress in the sport both on and off track, and currently competes in the BTCC.
DESIGN DIRECTOR / CO-FOUNDER
Chris has been working with brands for ten years in organisations, agencies and as a freelance designer and marketing consultant. The project lead on strategy, content and design of materials for racing clients in order to communicate a strong sponsorship proposition to businesses, as well as ensuring marketing content is reaching audiences effectively.
Chris works with the clients to produce the most effective content strategies possible across a variety of channels, as well as helping brands to activate their sponsorship programmes and use the motorsport platform to return on marketing investment.
After graduating from Nottingham Trent University with first class honours in Broadcast Journalism, Simon followed his childhood passion and entered the world of motorsport.
Simon has over eight years experience of working with leading clients in championships across the UK and Europe, helping teams and drivers manage their press and public relations, and social media profiles.
Chris is Next Level Motorsport’s latest recruit. Graduating from Southampton Solent University with a degree in Sports Journalism, he - like Simon - has followed his childhood dream and built a career in the world of motorsport.
From running the successful BTCC Crazy website to most recently leading the British Automobile Racing Club’s media presence, Chris has a wealth of experience working with championships and drivers from around the UK and Europe at all levels.