5 Minute Interview: Ian Noden #306

BriSCA F1 stock car driver Ian Noden 306. Photo Steve Botham

BriSCA F1 stock car driver Ian Noden 306. Photo Steve Botham

Full Name: Ian Noden

Nickname: Noddy

Personal Road Car(s): Audi A4 Quattro Estate

Dream Personal Car: Haven’t really got a dream car but any of the supercars would be nice

Favourite Music Group: I listen to most things but mainly 80’s

Favourite TV Show: Two and a half men or CSI

Favourite Sports Team: Not really a sports fan but I’d choose Liverpool

Superstitions at the Race Track / Garage: None

If you could change one thing in racing, What would you change: Try and bring the expense to be competitive on both surfaces

What is the most underrated thing in racing: Driver skill to read the track and what’s about to happen and avoiding it

What is the most overrated thing in racing: Nothing

Years Racing: 5 years in V8 Hot-Stox and 8 years in F1’s

Final Wins: 1

Most memorable racing moment: Winning heat and final at Coventry in front of my Dad as it was the first time he’d seen me race F1’s and after not driving the car for 12 months

Most forgettable racing moment: Breaking my shoulder blade and back at Coventry in 2009

Future racing plans: To do as many meetings as possible and be competitive as I can be

If you wasn’t racing you’d do be doing what: Probably building an old American Ford F150

Racing Idols: My dad for starts and I’d also say FWJ just for his commitment to the sport

Favourite Track: Coventry

Engine Builder: Peter Knight

Chassis Builder: FWJ copy built by Neil Herbert then reworked by B & K services

Team / Crew members: Bruno, Keith and my brother Alan

Sponsors: Noden Truck Centre and B & K Services

Ian Noden 306 and James Morris 463 came to grief early on. Photo Paul Tully

Ian Noden 306 and James Morris 463 came to grief early on. Photo Paul Tully

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