Profile

Personal Profile

  • Date of birth: September 4, 1985
  • Nationality: British
  • Lives: Cheshire, England
  • Family : Single
  • First race :Oulton Park March 2005, NW Formula Ford 1600
  • Hobbies:

    Running, travelling, cycling, scuba diving, rowing, skiing, watching the mighty Manchester United FC, reading, learning new cultures.

  • Helmet colours: Red, white, blue

Racing Career

2016 - Blancpain Endurance Series, Tudor United Sportscar championship, GT Asia, Nurburgring 24 Hr .:

Blancpain Endurance Series, IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship - Andy was placed with Team Parker Racing by Bentley for the Total 24 hrs of Spa. After helping the team claim Pro Am pole position and leading the class for the early hours, it looked like Andy could be on for a good result but a small mistake from a team mate meant that it was over after nine hours. Spa 24 would have to wait for another year.

Andy returned for another season with Deltawing Racing in the IMSA Weathertech Sportscar Championship. The Don Panoz owned-team showed race leading performance and significant reliability improvements with Andy achieving the teams best qualifying performance in 2016.

2015 - Blancpain Endurance Series, Tudor United Sportscar championship, GT Asia, Nurburgring 24 Hr .:

As a Bentley factory driver Andy and his team mates scored more podiums than any other car finishing as Vice Champions in the Blancpain Endurance Series. With his customary speed Andy also impressed on his Nurbugring 24 Hr and GT Asia series debuts. In the Tudor United Sportscar championship Andy shone on his Enduro outings in the Deltawing prototype car.

2014 – Blancpain Endurance Series, Tudor United Sportscar Championship.:

Andy returned to the works Bentley GT Team winning at Silverstone and Paul Ricard, as well as finishing Vice Champion in both the drivers and teams championship.

Complimenting his season, Andy also competed once again in the revolutionary DeltaWing in key rounds of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship rounding off his season with a fourth place finish at Petit Le Mans, Road Atlanta.

Recognition of Andy's 2014 achievements was acknowledged by the British Racing Drivers’ Club (BRDC) and was awarded The John Cobb Trophy.

2013 – ALMS, Blancpain Endurance Series, Gulf 12 Hours .:

Andy returned to Gulf Racing to compete in the McLaren MP4-12C GT3 in the highly competitive European Series.

In the ALMS Championship Andy took 7 podium finishes driving the DeltaWing LMP1 car.

Andy was signed as a Bentley Factory Driver as the British marque made their return to motorsport. Andy was integral in the development of the Bentley Continental GT3 car, which he drove to 4th place in its first outing at the Abu Dhabi Gulf 12 hours.

2012 – Spa 24 Hours, Porsche Carrera Cup .:

Andy entered the Porsche Carrera Cup for the final 3 rounds of the championship and immediately impressed with a podium on his debut. He contested Spa 24hr with Gulf Racing, who later signed him for 2013

2011 – ILMC, Le Mans 24hr, VLN .:

As a works driver for Aston Martin, Andy contested the ILMC and Le Mans 24hr in the team’s prototype cars. Additionally Andy raced for the manufacturers GT team in the Nürburgring VLN series claiming 3 podiums. 

2010 - American Le Mans Series with Dyson Racing .:

American Le Mans Series endurance races with Dyson Racing in an LMP2 Lola B09/96 Mazda with Chris Dyson and Guy Smith; Sebring 12 Hours – 3rd in class, Laguna Seca – 3rd in class, Petit Le Mans – DNF (gearbox). Team suffered from technical issues but Meyrick showed great pace on all events.

24 Hours of Le Mans with AIM Team Oreca Matmut in an Oreca 01 LMP1 prototype with Soheil Ayari and Didier André – 4th overall, best non-diesel finisher, best rookie.

Silverstone round of Le Mans Series for Aston Martin Racing in a Lola Aston Martin with Harold Primat and Adrian Fernandez – DNF (mechanical/incidents).

BRDC Superstar.

2009 - Le Mans Series with Kolles .:

In an Audi R10 TDi with Charles Zwolsmann and Michael Krumm/Narain Karthikeyan – best result 4th place at Nurburgring, 3 top six finishes from 5 races – 9th overall in LMP1.

BRDC Superstar and member of MSA British Race Elite.

2008 - British F3 International Series National Class with Carlin Motorsport .:

In a Dallara Mugen-Honda ; 12 races from which 7 wins, 9 pole positions, 7 fastest laps – 5th overall; season brought to premature close in July by life-threatening illness

Member of MSA British Race Elite.

2007 - Formula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Cup with Team AMR .:

In a Tatuus FR2000 Renault – 9th overall in Winter Series.

2006 - Formula Renault BARC Championship with Falcon Motorsport .:

In a Tatuus FR2000 Renault (part season) – 1 pole position, 1 podium, 2 fastest laps – 11th overall.

2005 - North West Formula Ford 1600 Championship - Champion