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THE TEAM

Driver:

Neil Tressler

Crew Chief:

Margaret Tressler

Spotter:

Larissa Tressler

Mechanic:

Natasha Tressler

PROFILE

NAME : Neil Tressler 

RACE NUMBER: #37

DATE OF BIRTH: 20th July

MARITAL STATUS: Married to Margaret

CHILDREN: 2 Daughters - Larissa & Natasha

HOMETOWN: Warwickshire

OCCUPATION: MD of NTBC Ltd

CURRENT SERIES: Pickup Truck Racing Championship 

TEAM: Relssert Racing

ENGINE: Pro 1 2.3ltr Vauxhall 

CAREER HISTORY

2013 - Pickup Truck Racing Championship
After only being able to compete in 19 of the 25 races Neil came a respectable 9th Overall, with a total of 24 drivers competing. Neil also gained a impressive podium at Donington Park, where he came 2nd despite having a broken throttle body linkage.

2012 - Euro NASCAR and Pickup Truck Racing Championship

Euro NASCAR

After a test drive at Brands Hatch in January Neil made his debut in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series (EURO Racecar NASCAR Touring Series) at the Brands Hatch DTM meeting. Later he continued to compete at Tours Speedway in France, the first ever temporary oval track to be backed by NASCAR, where he gained a fantastic 3rd place podium. After taking part in only 2 of the 6 race meetings, Neil came an impressive 22nd out of 46 drivers.


Pickup Truck Racing Championship

Due to commitments in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Neil was only able to compete in 6 of the 12 pickup truck race meetings, however despite this Neil came 13th in the Rockingham Oval Championship, and 16th out of 23 drivers in the Overall Championship.

2011 - Pickup Truck Racing Championship
Neil gained his highest award to date after a successful year. Neil came 2nd in the Rockingham Oval Championship with just seven points separating 2nd and 3rd place in the Championship. To top it off Neil came 4th in the Overall Pickup Truck Racing Championship and was proud to take his first ever race podium at Rockingham Motor Speedway where he came third place despite spinning out.

2010 - Pickup Truck Racing Championship

Another great year saw Neil 8th in Rockingham Oval Championship and 9th in the Overall Championship. Relssert Racing were awarded with ‘Team of the Year’ and the ‘Challenge Shield Award’ 2010, which is awarded to the highest point scorer who hasn’t made an appearance on the podium throughout the year. The 2010 season also saw a change of Fronts to the Pickup Trucks with a choice of either Ford Range or Isuzu Denver Max LE, we decided to go for a Isuzu Denver Max LE Front.

2009 - Pickup Truck Racing Championship
Neil came 10th Rockingham Oval Championship and 13th Overall Championship

2008 - Pickup Truck Racing Championship
The Pickup receive a whole new colour scheme, going orange, blue and yellow.

Neil came 12th Rockingham Oval Championship and 15th out of 26 Drivers in the Overall Championship even despite missing 6 races in the championship.

2007 - Pickup Truck Racing Championship

In 2007 we made our debut into the Pickup Truck Racing Championship, with our magenta, blue and green truck, under the new number of #37 and team name Relssert Racing. After a hard years work Neil won the ‘Rookie Championship’ and Larissa (the youngest Pickup Truck spotter ever and also Neils daughter) was nominated for spotter of the year just missing out. In Neil’s first year in the championship he had an top finish at Pembrey where he came 12th, and 14th out of 31 drivers in the Overall Championship.

2006 - Testing a Baby Grand ‘MASCAR’
Neil tested a baby grand at Swaffham, it wasa great day with Neil putting in lap times of just 17 seconds, after long consideration however we decided to continued in the National Legend Car Racing Championship.

2003-2006: National Legend Car Racing Championship

In 2003 Neil competed in his first ever race meeting joining the National Legend Car Racing Championship. His first meeting took place at Rockingham Motor Speedway on 21/22nd June supporting the British Touring Car Championship, with over 25,000 spectators in attendance. Before this Neil had never raced anything with his only experience mechanicing in Brisca F1 Stockcar when he was younger.

Running under the team name Montana Motorsport, which came from our much loved weimaraner Montana who sadly pass away shortly after we started racing Legends, she loved sitting in the race seat as we worked on the car so we though it would be a fitting tribute to her to name the team after her. In total we raced Legends for four years, with two part seasons in 2003 and 2006, and two full seasons in 2005 and 2006. Overall Neil made 125 race starts and had a total of 4555 career points.