Dave Roberts lives in North Ferriby, East Yorkshire. He studied for a BSc in Psychology and MSc in Information Technology at the University of Hull. Following this he worked driving taxis, lorries and vans for various employers in Manchester, Brighton and Nottingham. He then worked as a driving instructor until retirement. Dave started circuit racing at the age of 50 and this entertaining, honest, and occasionally poignant book is the result of his accumulated writings. In Autumn 2019, 'The Blunt End of the Grid' was shortlisted for The Royal Automobile Club's 'Motoring Book of the Year'.