Association of Racing Driver Schools

Max Coates

Max Coates


Proffesional Racing Driver and ARDS 'A' Instructor and Driver Coach.

Experienced in Front and Rear Wheel Drive Tin Tops and GT Cars, data and video analysis with a range of software, one-to-one in-car coaching, race technique and racecraft, car control, ice-driving, car set-up, and car development. I have worked with a number of teams, drivers, track day organisers, and manufacturers.

Over 18 years I have raced at most UK circuits and in Europe. A multiple race winner in a variety of series including Ginetta Junior & Supercup, Clio Cup, UK & Europe, Britcar and MINI CHALLENGE. I worked with the Want2Race team in the 2019 Ginetta GRDC and G40 Chairmans Cup winning the championship with Mike Kidson and Roy Alderslade.

I have also coached in the Want2Race Competition and Ginetta Junior Scholarship.

I have raced in lots of different championships including Ginetta Junior, Porsche Carrera Cup GB, Ginetta GT4 Supercup, British Touring Cars, Renault UK Clio Cup, MINI CHALLENGE and Britcar. I karted from the age of 8 at a national level until a move to Ginetta Junior in 2010 and then Clio Cup in 2016.

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