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Matt Maxted

Races in:
  • 2018 GT5 Challenge,
  • 2019 GT5 Challenge

Current url param:

  • Team Privateer
  • Home Billericay

Do you have any hobbies outside of motorsport?

I still really enjoy motocross, I'll go down the track every now then and I'm always watching the races. Instructing at brands hatch rally school is always good fun as well. I learn a lot from teaching other people and ill always jump at any opportunity to be at the track.

Do you have any pre-race rituals?

I'll always have a quick warm up on the push bike before I go out but apart from that I don't do anything significant. Once I'm in the car alone, I'll start to lock in and really focus.

What are your motorsport career highlights?

It has to been winning my first motocross championship in 2013, all the cold and muddy days paid off after a tough season and the feeling of joy at the end made it all worth it - a feeling I'll forever be chasing.

What is your championship goal this season ?

My goal is to win, I'm not here to make up the numbers. It's not going to be easy but I'm sure with all the hard work we are putting in the results will come.

What makes your driving stand out from the crowd?

Thanks to my varied background, I've driven in an lot of challenging conditions and im definitely not afraid of the car sliding. My driving will stand out more when the conditions get tougher, I cant wait for the inevitable wet races!

What's your favorite circuit and why?

Out of the circuits I've driven, Donington park was my favourite. I really enjoyed how flowing it was and how fast you could go through the craner curves. Spa is another favourite of mine, im yet to drive it but from all the laps I've done on the simulator Im really looking forward to racing there.

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

At the beginning of 2017 I was actually still racing motocross but come May I decided to make the move to 4 wheels. Since then I've raced in numerous Rallycross events, a couple Rally's and a few Circuit races. My best results were a 3rd at Mondello park at the Rallycross, 2nd place at the brands hatch rally and a 3rd place at my first ever circuit race at Rockingham.