Droitwich-based Matt Neal is a motorsport legend, having won the British Touring Car Championships in 2005, 2006 and 2011.
Matt made his debut in 1991 and eight years later he picked up a cheque for £250,000 for being the first independent driver to win a BTCC race. By that time he was on his way to the third of his record six independent drivers’ titles. He is also a race winner in the European Touring Car Championships.
The vast majority of Matt’s success has come in cars built by the Berry Hill Industrial Estate-based Team Dynamics Motorsport, founded by his father Steve. After joining the BTCC in 1992, Team Dynamics built and raced BMWs, Nissans and Vauxhalls, before establishing a long relationship with Honda.
The 2005/2006 season, with Matt at the wheel, saw them become the first independent to win back to back team and drivers’ championships in 21 years. In 2012 Gordon Shedden gave Team Dynamics a fourth drivers’ title, triumphing again in 2015 and 2016.
Amazingly, in 2020, at the age of 53, Matt began a record-breaking 30th season in the BTCC with the Halfords-sponsored Team Dynamics.