Adam Morgan is a British racing driver who regularly competes in the British Touring Car Championship since 2012. He currently drives Mercedes A-Class for family own team Ciceley Motorsport. In eight seasons, Morgan has won seven BTCC races.
Before entering BTCC, Morgan spent four seasons in different Ginetta competitions, winning the 2011 Ginetta GT Supercup championship title.
Early career in karting and rallying
Born in October 1988 in Blackburn, Adam Morgan started his racing career at the age of 8 in karting competitions. He raced with go-karts until 2004, then switching his career to rallying. He was driving an old Ford Escort Mexico in British national events in 2006 and 2007, collecting several victories.
In 2008, Morgan entered his third racing discipline, making a debut in circuit racing with cars. He competed in the Mazda MX-5 Championship and Ginetta G20 Cup. In 2009, he made a step up to Ginetta G50 Cup.
Adam Morgan in 2011
Ginetta GT Supercup champion in 2011
In 2010, Morgan spent his first full season in the Ginetta G50 Cup, scoring one victory and finishing sixth in the points. In 2011, the championship was converted into the Ginetta GT Supercup, divided t G55 and G50 class.
Adam raced in the #33 Ginetta G55 of family team Ciceley Racing. In 27 races, he was on a podium twenty times, including three wins, taking the championship title. He was also driving a Ginetta G55 in one round of the British GT Championship.
Adam Morgan's Toyota Avensis in 2013
BTCC debut in 2012, two seasons in a Toyota Avensis
An award for newly crowned Ginetta Supercup champion was a fully-funded campaign in the British Touring Car Championship in 2012. Morgan was driving the #33 Toyota Avensis for Speedworks Motorsport. With the eighth place as the best result, he finished 19th in the championship points.
In 2013 BTCC season, Morgan left Speedworsks but stayed in a Toyota Avensis, driving the #33 car for Ciceley Racing. He reached a podium in the fourth round at Oulton Park, finishing third in the third race. At the end of the season, he was seventh in the overall standings and third among independent drivers.
Adam Morgan is a BTCC regular since 2012
A move to Mercedes and maiden BTCC victory in 2014
For the 2014 BTCC season, Ciceley Racing announced it would build an NGTC-spec Mercedes A-Class. Sponsored by WIX Racing, Adam claimed his maiden BTCC victory in season's finale at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit. He finished 10th in the championship points and sixth among independents.
In 2015, Morgan continued to race in the #33 Mercedes, scoring one victory during the season, in the third round at Thruxton Circuit. He ended a season seventh in the points and as the third-best independent driver.
Two BTCC wins in 2016, three wins in 2018
Morgan doubled up the number of his BTCC wins in 2016. He won two times in the #33 Mercedes, at Brands Hatch Indy Circuit and Thruxton Circuit. Two wins were good enough for the ninth place overall and the third place in a classification for Independents' Trophy. The winless season followed in 2017. With MAC Tools as a new sponsor, Morgan finished tenth in the overall classification and fourth among independents.
The season 2018 turned to be the best so far, with three victories and seventh place in the final classification. Morgan was a race winner at Donington, Thruxton and Rockingham. He finished fourth in a fight for the Independents' Trophy. Morgan scored no wins in 2019 and finished 12th in the final standings.