Max Esterson grew up in New York City playing Formula 1 video games, and latterly, iRacing. He didn’t kart for a decade.
Yet, he’s racing, and winning, in GB3 – the UK’s premier single-seater championship, on the ladder to Formula 1. He aims to compete in FIA Formula 3 next season and has backing from the sim racing subscription-based platform.
If you’ve seen the Gran Turismo Movie, well Esterson is working the sim-to-real career, but without winning a reality TV show competition. Just raw talent, guile and passion.
In this episode of the Traxion.GG Podcast, Thomas Harrison-Lord is joined by Piers Prior – who is not only part of the Traxion family but co-commentates and co-presents the GB3 championship – find out what makes Esterson tick, his lofty ambitions and how iRacing has supported his efforts.
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