Title Hopeful Paul Simpson Becomes Latest Addition to Race Drive’s Porsche Roster

Race Drive Motorsport is happy to announce that the latest signing for its Porsche Club Motorsport Boxster Cup roster will be Paul Simpson, a Class 3 champion in the series, going for the title in Class 2 this time out.

Paul first joined the Porsche Club’s motorsport ranks in 2020, when he won six races and clinched the Class 3 title, graduating to Class 2 the following season. Two strong years followed but the championship eluded him, finishing runner up in both campaigns despite consistent podiums and victories.

A lifelong Porsche fan and Managing Director of 1st Ace Security, Paul is familiar with Dino Zamparelli and Colin Tester of Race Drive Motorsport, having enjoyed passenger laps with the former and working with the latter since he undertook his ARDS test and started out on track.

With his eyes on racing a Porsche Cayman in future seasons, 2023 could well be Paul’s last shot at Class 2 championship glory, though it won’t be easy as the series races across the United Kingdom.

Paul Simpson

“I have childhood memories of Porsche, as my dad had a G Series when I was a kid and it’s the car I dreamed about buying when I could afford my own. I started in motorsport when I bought myself a G Series, went to do my first ever track day at Brands Hatch, and the car was too loud to take out!

“It just happened to be a day where Dino was out in a Cayman GT4, doing passenger rides. I managed to blag my way into a ride with him and thought to myself ‘this is really what I want to do.’ I did my ARDS test with Colin probably a month later and went racing that same year.

“I got myself a little 944 S2 race car for a couple of years, then got myself the Boxster Cup with Porsche Club in 2020. I managed to win six races and won it, which was good. I’ve spent the last two years competing in Class 2 finishing runner up, behind Colin last year and runner up to the overall champion Matt Kyle-Henney in 2021. I’m back in Class 2 again this season with one last chance of winning it!

“I’m excited to be in good company and I think there’s a lot of knowledge that Dino’s got that can filter down to us. I know a couple of other drivers that were working with Race Drive directly last year, like Shiraz Khan, did well, so hopefully, as a team, we can help each other out.”

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