Tim Neave
Tim Neave

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Tim Neave

Buildbase Suzuki

Date of Birth
28/05/1995
Birthplace/Hometown
Saxby, Lincolnshire
Bennetts BSB Races
3

Biography

Born into a farming family, Tim and his twin brother Tom assumed they would grow up to work in the family business. His grandfather bought the twins a 50cc quad bike when they were 9, but it soon broke and they didn’t ride again until they were 13 years old.

Tim raced a Honda CRF150, his first ever ‘real’ bike. He won every race apart from one that season, winning the ACU Junior Flat Track Championship in 2010.

In 2011, aged 15, Tim got a ride in the Suzuki GB Flat Track Team riding a Suzuki RM-Z 450, team mates with Peter Boast, with whom he would spend hours on end in the workshop learning and training on the small oval track that they built on the farm. He went on to finish sixth in championship that year.

Tim stayed with Team Suzuki in 2012, on board the RM-Z 450, but unfortunately was unable to compete in a full season of racing following a huge crash with left him with a broken collarbone, forearm, rib, a punctured lung, and a tear in his spleen. Tim didn’t race for two months, but still managed fifth overall in championship.

After racing flat track he moved to circuit racing, competing in the Superstock classes where in recent seasons he has been a podium contender with the Buildbase Suzuki.