Mikey Taylor
Auto Racing
Mikey Taylor
Age: 18
Auburn, AL
Currently in High School
I am 16 years old, From South Africa and currentlying racing in the USA. 10 years of Go-Ka... more
Rank: Pro
Competition: About Once Per Month: Since 2003 | Mostly International
Recent Class(es): GTS, Street Tuner
Racing: Since 2003 - About Three Times Per Month

Background

I am a third generation racing driver. I started racing go-karts at age 6 my home land of South Africa, I progressed through the ranks, winning races and championships along the way. I competed in the World Go-Karting finals 5 times and finished inside the top 6 on numerous occasions. When I was 14, I made to jump to Formula cars and quickly made a name for myself finishing runner up in the championship in my rookie year and then moving up another class to Formula VW (High down force, carbon monocoque, 2 liter engine cars) competing against tough competition to get a best result of 2nd while competing only a partial season. In 2013, I made the move to America alone without my family to further my career and compete in the Grand-Am CTSC Championship. Over the last two years I have competed in multiple races in the IMSA, Grand-Am and Pirelli World Challenge series with multiple top ten performances.

Highlights

Top 10 finish in first ever Pirelli World Challenge GTS event.
Over 100 career podium finishes.
More than 8 track records in two continents.
Youngest ever national championship race winner in South Africa at 14.
Youngest ever competitor in Grand-Am CTSCC at age 16.
Competed in the World Go-karting Finals in Italy five times.
Competed in the CIK FIA U18 World Karting Championship.

Goals

Win the CTSCC with APR Motorsport.
Test a GT car and do a race.
Sign a deal for next year in a GT car.

Media Exposure / Publicity

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Events & Results

Past Events & Results
04/26/14 Pirelli World Challenge TCB Round 1 GTS 7th
05/03/14 SCCA pro Street Tuner 29th
04/27/14 Pirelli World Challenge GTS Round 4 GTS DNF
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