Dan ‘Linny’ Linfoot began his racing career in 2002, competing in the National Minibike Championships. In 2003 Dan progressed through to geared bikes and moved up to the 125cc category in 2004, coming 4th in the championship a year later.
Dan continued to increase the engine size riding in MotoGP 250cc and World Supersport 600cc before eventually moving into British Superbikes in 2009 with Honda racing. ePayMe have sponsored Dan privately for years, and continue to so so throughout the 2017 British Superbike Championship
ePayMe have sponsored Dan privately for years, and continue to so throughout the 2017 British Superbike Championship
MotoGP [125cc & 250cc]
In 2005, Linfoot made his 125cc Grand Prix debút alongside his compatriot Chris Elkin with wildcard facility at Donington. Linfoot finishes the race respectable, 9th place after starting from 39th on the grid in a wet race.
Linfoot then went on to ride in the World 250cc Championship in 2007 with Team Sicilia aboard Aprilia RSV 250 replacing Anthony West. In same conditions, Linfoot repeated his best result at Donington who finished the race in 9th again after starting from 21st on the grid.
However, Linfoot failed to score the 6 remaining race. Linfoot was replaced by Federico Sandi onwards.
British Supersport & Superbikes 2009-Present
For the 2009 season Linfoot moved back to England to race in the British Supersport Championship, Linfoot started well gaining a 3rd position at the first meeting at Brands Hatch. Linfoot was later injured due to a big crash during qualifying at Snetterton breaking his metatarsals, Linfoot returned 3 meetings later at Brands Hatch, gaining 7th and 5th places before being called up to the British Superbike Championship to replace the injured Jon Kirkham. Just a week after making his BSB debut Linfoot was given a wildcard entry to the World Supersport Championship at Magny–Cours.
For the 2010 season, Linfoot was signed by Rob Mac to ride the Motorpoint/Henderson Yamaha in the British Superbike Championship.