Peter Hickman World’s Fastest Road Racer | TT18 Senior Winner

Published Date   29th May. 2018, 15:50 pm  Update Date: June 10th, 2018  11:52 am
Peter Hickman World’s Fastest Road Racer | TT18 Senior Winner Image Source: Independent
Quick Info
Birth Name: Peter Hickman
Birth Place: Burton-upon-Trent, Great Britain
Birth Sign: Taurus
Spouse: Natalie Howes
Height: 186 cm
Weight: 80 kg
Ethnicity: English
Eye Color: Blue
Hair Color: Brown
Date of Birth: 08/04/1987
Age: 35 years old
Nationality: British

Peter Hickman aka Hicky is a professional International Motorcycle Racer who made his marks on both the Isle of Man TT, Northwest 200 and Ulster Grand Prix as the Fastest Ever Newcomer. Hicky became the world’s fastest road racer with a lap record of 135.492mph at Senior TT in 2018 leaving behind race leader Dean Harrison by just 1.2 seconds.

Onboard the Smiths Racing BMW SS1000RR Hickman had produced the quickest ever lap of 135.452mph in 16m42.778s to claim his second TT win. The Isle of Man TT is officially the fastest road race following Hicky’s outright lap record of 134.492 mph.

18 times TT winner Michael Dunlop was fourth behind Manxman Conor Cummins who made his second Superbike podium of the week. Hicky got his Maiden TT victory in 2018 as the winner of the RL360 Superstock TT with speed of 134.403 mph on a Smiths Racing BMW S1000.

Hickman made his Isle of Man TT debut in 2014 and holds the best finish of 4th place on 2016 RST Superbike TT. Hicky holds the record of the fastest newcomer at the Isle of Man TT with the average lap speed of 207.773 km/h(129.104 mph) and race average of 125.38 mph(201.78 km/h).

Louth Speedster Hicky had finished 1st place in the British Superbike Championship at 2014 in Cadwell Park. British Rider Hickman was born on 08/04/1987 in Burton-upon-Trent, Great Britain. Hickman is signed to Smiths Racing BMW team and claimed his first victory at the 2018 Vauxhall North West 200 in Superstock Race.

However, Peter missed the Supersport races after he failing to complete five laps on the Smiths Trooper Triumph in the qualifying round. The Superbike races on the North West also saw some unlucky turns for Hickman as a stone had gone through his bike’s fairing breaking the radiator pipe forcing Hicky to step back.

Louth Speedster Hickman sets to make his TT win this year after the fastest men like John McGuiness and Bruce Anstey missing out. In 2017 Hickman had finished 2nd in the Superbike, Superstock, and senior TT on the Isle of Man.

Peter Hickman wins his first North West 200

Peter Hickman claimed his first North West 200 Win in Supersport Class in 2018.
Image Source: Instagram/peter

Net Worth and Earnings

As Hickman is a professional motorcycle racer and his Net Worth amasses from his profession as a road racer. Hickman had won the 2014 British Superbike Championship and must have bagged the prize money of £50,000 which adds to his Net Worth. The prize pool for BSB races is £50,000, £25,000 for the second position and £10,000 for third.

Peter Hickman Macau Win

British Rider Peter Hickman takes the trophy of the 50th edition of the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.
Image Source: Macau Grand Prix

The Louth speedster, Peter Hickman pilots on the Smiths 1000cc BMW which comes with a whole package of £25,000. Riders like Peter competing in the Isle of  Man TT make some profit if they finish top three on the race while their sponsors cover the expenses of competing in the race. It can be put this way that the TT racers do it for their passion and to achieve at least one TT win their career stat rather than the money it offers.

Peter Hickman piloting BMW Motorrad 1000 HP4 Race

British Rider Peter Hickman making a wheelie on a section of Isle of Man onboard a BMW 1000.
Image Source: Instagram/Peter

The Closed Road Racing has brought a substantial Economical uplift in the economy of Isle of Man as £31.3 million was spent in 2016 by the visitors which had contributed to the national Manx income of 22.5 million.

So What is the Prize Money of the Isle of Man TT?  

The prize pool for TT race win is £18,000 which comes at a price of a clean start to finish. The prize may seem a decent payment but in contrast to the risks, the 37-mile road offers the money looks feeble.

Isle Of Man TT prize money

Prize Money of the Isle of Man TT Race.
Image Source: thniblog

Peter Hickman’s Net Worth also accumulates from his merchandise sales in his Website. Peter Hickman’s Trooper Hoodie, T-Shirts, and shirts cost £45.00, £13.00 and £25.00 respectively. Hickman’s cup can also be bought for £7.00 which can be bought online through MasterCard, PayPal, Delta etc.

Peter Hickman Career Summary:

Peter Hickman 2017 wins and acheievements

2017 for Peter and Smiths Racing: TT podiums, Ulster GP wins, BSB pole win and 4th in the BSB championship
Image Source: Instagram/Peter

YearCareer Achievement
2000Entered Minimoto race at Strubby airfield
2001Entered British Minimoto Championship rounds (Finished 7th) 2nd in Eastern Counties Minimoto Championship
2002Entered Aprilia RS125 Superteen Challenge at age 14. Finished 6th
2003 finished 9th with few podiums with Hawk Kawasaki in MRO Supersport 400 Championship
2004 British Superstock Championship win at last round, four wins
2005 Piloted Astro Kawasaki ZX10R in British Superstock Cup Championship. Finished 9th 18th and best 8th
2006Rejoined Hwak Kawaskai and finished18th and best 8th
2007 Continued with Hawk Kawasaki and joined Dyer Crossgills Yamaha Superstock
2008 Signed to Ultimate Racing Team to compete on British Superstock on Yamaha R1, 3rd in Championship
2009 Ultimate Racing Team in British Superbike Privateer Championship on Yamaha R1 finishing 2nd
2010Ultimate Racing piloting Yamaha R1
2011Signed with Quay Garage and Tyco Honda for the British Superbike championship finished 9th
2012Signed MMS Bathams Kawasaki in Biritsh Superbikes/signed for BMW team
2013Signed for GB moto piloting Honda CBR 1000rr in British Superbikes sinish 11th
2014singned ace valley to compete at North West 200, Isle of Man TT, Ulster Grand Prix. Fastest Newcomer
2015Signed RAF reserve team BMW, 9th in British Superbike 3 podium, 3 podium in Ulster Grand Prix, Superbike win. First BMW rider to win Macau. Finished 21st and 11th at Isle of Man TT
2016 Signed for Kawasaki Racing Team, JG Speedfit Kawasaki
2017 Signed to Smiths Racing for TT piloting BMW 1000RRs. 2nd in Superbike 3rd in Supersport
2018 Smiths Racing, Won the North West 200 Supersport. Senior TT Winner
2018 World's Fastest Road Racer with an outright lap record of 135.452mph

The Louth speedster is ready and set to go down the Bray Hill looking forward to his first TT win. Hickman retains the number ten plate and will pilot the BMW 1000RR on the 2018 Isle of Man TT race sponsored by Monster Energy.

Peter Hickman wheeling on the BMW 1000

Louth speedster Hickman wheeling the BMW S 1000 RR sponsored by Smiths Racing Team.
Image Source: Instagram/Peter

Peter Hickman Girlfriend Natalie Howes

British Rider Hickman has had an aspiring motorbike career and a supportive beautiful girlfriend as well, Natalie Howes. What more could a man ask? Peter Hickman’s partner Natalie is always there in his races to wish him a good luck before Hicky revs down the track.

Peter Hickman's girlfriend Natalie Howes is his grid girl

British Rider Peter Hickman’s girlfriend Natalie Howes is also his grid girl.
Image Source: Instagram/Peter

Natalie is often spotted with Peter on the grid easing him with her presence. Natalie and Peter have an amazing relationship and the duo often goes on holidays like to ski in Switzerland. The Racing couple might ring their wedding bells soon.

Peter Hickman Crash and Injury

In 2014 Hickman had crashed on the last lap of the qualifying race which left him with his left ankle injury and strong damages(Bended Fork, yokes, and broken frame) on his bike.

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