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Terry Grant brings his A-game

2010-01-08 11:06

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It is said that our destiny is predetermined. With both parents representing the UK in various motorsports, it is little wonder that Terry Grant found himself behind handlebars of his first motorbike at a mere five years old.

Since those early days Terry has cemented his place in record breaking history by becoming one of the "Top 10 Record Holders of the Decade" for smashing 10 world records between 1 January 2000 and present day. Terry appears in Guinness World Records 2010, an incredible fifth appearance in the book series.

Starting at such a young age, after casually participating in a banger race, which he just happened to win outright, Terry rocketed through the ranks of Hots Rods and various saloon racing series both here and in the US, where he flew the flag for Britain against the best of the U.S in their “Legends” Racing Series. After storming to the front of the pack, Terry's now infamous victory do-nut did little to appease the disgruntled locals and Terry was was police- escorted to the State Line and asked to leave!!

Fast forward to 1995 and Terry dips his toes in the pool of stunt performing by promising the producer of BBC's “Children in Need” that he could perform a TV friendly spectacle with F1 Ace Johnny Herbert. The hook was the part where Terry promised to leap from the moving car, and get back in. Something no-one had ever attempted before... and certainly not on live TV!

15 world records

As the tapes show, the stunt went flawlessly... and the rest as the cliché goes, is history. Now, an incredible 15 World Records later, Terry is widely regarded as one of the greatest performers in the business. Constantly changing both his act and cars to keep audiences flocking back for more.

Travelling all over the World, Terry has performed at some of the most prestigious events on the Global calendar. From the Race Of Champions in Paris, to the London Motorshow and the TV studio of Guinness World Records in Madrid. Whatever the challenge, Terry gives 110% to every fan, producer and promoter to ensure that whoever's watching gets blown away with what they see.

Having worked for the cream of manufacturers including General Motors, Saab, Vauxhall, Nissan and TVR to drop but a few names, Terry often consults as stunt co-ordinator to show organisers looking to provide jaw-dropping action in a completely safe environment.

Terry now drives for the Renault F1 team and he also trained David Coulthard how to do stunts in his F1 car. He also has a big following in South Africa.

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