Association of Racing Driver Schools

Max Coates

Max Coates


Professional 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, 1:1 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 19 years I have raced at almost all UK circuits as well as Europe and the Middle East. A multiple race winner in a variety of series including Ginetta Junior & Supercup, Clio Cup, UK & Europe, Britcar and MINI CHALLENGE.

I have worked with a number of teams in 2021 including Graves Motorsport MINI CHALLENGE Coopers and JCW, Breakell Racing and Elite Motorsport, Ginetta Juniors: Team BRIT in Britcar, Ginetta and Want2Race on their GT Academy Programme. Also coached at the 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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Yorkshire and the Humber
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MotorSport Vision
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