Tom Wood is a 17-year British Racing Driver from Castle Donington. An accomplished Kart Racer, with numerous British Championships to his name,
2018 will see Tom racing in the British GT Championship, alongside teammate Jan Jonck in the Academy Motorsport ran Aston Martin Vantage GT4.
Tom is making his step up to GT Racing this season, after two successful seasons in the Ginetta Junior Championship - where he was a race winner and consistent podium sitter.
Tom scored his first win at Snetterton, as well as making a name for himself with some brilliantly opportunistic passing moves.
Tom finished 5th in the hugely competitive championship in 2017.
Tom makes his next step on the ladder to becoming a Professional Racing Driver in 2018 - follow his progress online and via social media.
The Pershore-based squad won the category’s teams’ title in 2015 but only contested one round last season. Now Academy are back with a dual programme that sees its Aston Martin racing in British GT and the GT4 European Series Northern Cup.
Tom has joined the team following his successful 2017 Ginetta Junior Championship campaign.
He will be teamed with Jan Jonck, who will share driving duties for Academy Motorsport as he switches teams.The 19-year-old comes with prior knowledge of the car though having taken the win at Brands Hatch last year.