In his first season as a driver (2016), Sam became a Powerboat P1 UK Champion. In the following season (2017) he became Powerboat P1 World Champion and defended the UK Championship. Incredible achievements considering he only claimed his Pilot’s licence in 2015. Albeit in record time for a rookie driver to the world of powerboat racing.
Successfully managed Pertemps Powerboat Racing Team to achieve countless podium finishes.
Endorsed and coached by 7 times world champion, Neil Holmes to be P1 Powerboat’s next big star. Mentored by multiple times Powerboat P1 Champion, John Wilson.
Finished 2nd in only his 2nd Race in a P1 Panther beating many experienced crews in extreme rough conditions.
Sam is no stranger to competitive motorsport, having raced motocross since a young age and regularly competing in national Ironman triathlons.