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Sam Callahan

Races in:
  • 2022 GT4 SuperCup

Current url param: gt4-supercup 2022

  • Team Breakell Racing
  • Age 28
  • Home Brentwood

Do you have any hobbies outside of motorsport?

*Other interesting talking points (e.g. outstanding achievements outside of motorsport, work accomplishments, unusual hobbies, famous relatives etc)* I was a live show finalist on The Factor UK in 2013 and have had a career in music with top 40 pop chart successes as recently as 2021. I still perform globally! I was in a pop group at 16 managed by ex Spice Girl: Geri Horner & pop mogul Simon Fuller. (Geri's crazy!) I am a fitness coach to one of the Ginetta Juniors front runner: Liam Mcneily

Do you have any pre-race rituals?

It probably doesn't come as a surprise that I often listen to music before I race. My go to 'In the zone' track is - 'Can't Stop' by Red Hot Chilli Peppers. I just do that a few little stretches.

What are your motorsport career highlights?

A race event at Snetterton in 2020 where both me and my dad came with P1 trophies.

What is your racing history?

Began racing motorcross aged 9 Started karting in Rotax Karts aged 12 Stopped racing altogether until 2019 when I started racing a 'Taydec mk3 Sports Racer' with my dad Mark Callahan Raced the Taydec in a V8's & GTs series for 3 years- in this time I also raced in The All Porsche CALM Trophy Charity series, set up by the the CALM charity I have done odd rounds, including racing a 600bhp AC Cobra at Silverstone GP and won! Finally, I raced in the final round of Ginetta GT5 with Breakell Racing

What makes your driving stand out from the crowd?

*How did you get into motorsport?* My dad has raced since well before I was born. He raced in the TVR Tuscan Challenge, Clio's, Formula 2000, Formula Forward, Formula 3, Catherhams and more. He also managed Original Stig and Ex F1 and Le Mans star Perry McCarthy for a while. I think if it's in your blood, it's in your blood.