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Michael Kidson

Races in:
  • 2019 GRDC

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Michael Kidson
Michael Kidson car
  • Team W2R Motorsport
  • Age 32
  • Home Born Hartlepool - live in New Malden, Surrey

Do you have any hobbies outside of motorsport?

Football with the dog, he’s well trained to fetch the ball when I miss the goal so he gets a fair bit of exercise

Do you have any pre-race rituals?

Back in my Karting days a good old track walk helped get you in the mood and a great way to start the morning.

What are your motorsport career highlights?

Red bull track attack finalist. Racing against F1 drivers on the streets of Cardiff with 25,000 people in attendance (back in 2006). Managed to crash in to the back of former F1 driver Vitantonio Liuzzi after he span in the middle of the circuit

What is your championship goal this season ?

It would be good to be in contention for the title but lets take it race by race. Ultimately enjoy some good close racing.

What makes your driving stand out from the crowd?

I do enjoy driving in the wet and getting the car a bit sideways.

What's your favorite circuit and why?

Zolder – Went there for my 30th birthday to do a track day with friends. Great circuit and has an imposing paddock area. Belgium has some great tracks.

Where did you race and what were your results last season?

I competed in the want2race scholarship competition in 2018. I managed to win the competition against over 200 aspiring racing drivers.