On this episode of Minds of Motorsport we talk to 2015 GT Academy winner Matt Simmons. Since winning the competition Matt has raced in the Blancpain GT championship and has competed in the famous Spa 24hr. In this episode we got to discuss the journey of GT Academy and his racing career after it as well as some cool insights into sim racing and the sacrifices and mindset needed to succeed.
On this episode of Minds of Motorsport we talk to Josh Roles, a mechanic at McLaren who works on Fernando Alonso’s F1 car. In our chat we spoke of how Josh’s experiences in the defense forced shaped him to be prepared for the high pressure life in F1 and what goes on behind the scenes as a mechanic at an F1 team.