Andrew (Drew) Aykroyd is a 2 time Junior World Champion, 4 time National Half-Hour winner and UK National Drivers Champion in the ‘Blue Riband’ 15cc class. Andrew has recently returned to racing after a few years off bringing up his young family.
Andrew drives the latest Ikarus 2.3 in red/yellow designed by multiple world champion Dave Marles, with power supplied by a OS 2101. This class is the most competitive in the UK, with many potential winning boat/driver combinations.
For 2018, Andrew is adding the 7.5cc class with a Pegasus 2 built by Julian Waumsley and powered by a #DpTuned CMB45 RS.
31/03/2019 – Andrew lies joint top of the 3.5cc championship after a 4th place finish at Peterborough. In 7.5cc, he drops down to 8th after this spectacular crash with Robert Daniel, taking out the transponder wire and resulting in a DNS.
10/03/2019 – With the entry list for the first race showing blank in 7.5, could Andrew be building a new boat? We’ve just seen a video from Dave Marles of a new 7.5 hull called ‘Drakon’. Watch this space!
30/09/2018 – Andrew pips Dave Pillman to the 2018 7.5cc Drivers Championship by 1 point
01/07/2018 – Andrew wins the 7.5cc in Round 6 of the NDC to stay hot on the heels of Dave Pillman in the title race.
26/10/2017 – Andrew takes the 3.5cc win in the Prestwich Classic season finale.
7/6/2017 – Andrew takes 2nd place at the iMBRA League International event in Oudenaarde Belgium, in a MPBA member clean sweep! Andrew stayed cool to take 2nd after a closely fought race with Mark Wraight with less than a second separating them at the finish!