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Published on Sep 11, 2013
[Sims Metal Management] - Simon Deaton: Porsche 997 Oulton Park http://www.simondeatonracing.com/ Togethia Media Services - http://togethia.tv -- Simon Deaton was born, raised & still lives in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, where he runs a succesfull family owned business - 'Deatons Metals Centre' (hence his nick name; 'Scrapman').
His motorsport background began in racing Motorcross, at the age of 9, racing at Regional and National level in Schoolboy and Adult racing including Enduros/Hare & Hound Events. Simon also raced Quads for a year in the British Enduro Championships.
Following his love also for 4 wheel action, Simon started participating in public trackdays in 2007 with a modified Subaru Impreza, and in 2008, entered his first motorsport competition, the 2008 Time Attack Series, finishing in 10th place of the Club Championship [out of 58] and awarded highest placed and fastest new comer 2008.
June 2008 saw Simon obtaining his race licence, and entered his 1st Saloon Car Race @ Mallory Park in August resulting in a 4th Place and 2nd Place in the final round.
Simon then went onto win his first Saloon Car Race @ Snetterton later that in year in Octpber 2008.
2009 saw Simon competing in a new series; the LMA Euro Salon Car Championship and, entered again into the 2009 Time Attack Series, finishing 2nd Overall in the LMA 2009 series!
Simon's first LMA victory was in June 2009, and finished 5th overall in Club Class in the 2009 Time Attack 2009 [inc dropping 2 out of the 5 rds]!
2009 saw further victories for Simon, picking up the win at the Sedric Bell Ttrophy Meeting at Croft, winning the Nippon Challenge Finals [both races] @ Brands Hatch!