Matt Round-Garrido

Matt Round-Garrido


 

Twitter: @GarridoRound

Instagram: @mattroundgarrido

DOB: April 30, 2000

Hometown: Stourbridge, England

Team: Pabst Racing


HOBBIES: Driver coaching, working on go karts RACING GOAL: Keep winning RACING HERO: Michael Schumacher THE ONE PERSON I WOULD LIKE TO MEET: Michael Schumacher FITNESS: Going to the gym FAVORITE SPORT TO WATCH: Soccer (Barcelona FC) FAVORITE SPORT TO PLAY: Soccer TALENT I WISH I HAD: To play the guitar FAVORITE PLACES TO VISIT: Racing museums and race tracks BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Go to Las Vegas FEARS OR PET PEEVES: I’m scared of heights ROUTINES OR HABITS: I have to tighten my laces right before getting in the car INTERESTING NOTE: My mother is Spanish and it was in Spain that I fell in love with karting.

RACING HISTORY | 2019: Contested 11 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races with five top-10 finishes and a podium in Toronto… competed in four Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires races with a best finish of 10th in the season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca 2018: Won the Northern Ireland Formula Ford 1600 Championship, which earned him entry into the Road to Indy $200k Shootout… finished third in the BRSCC Avon Tyres National (UK) Formula Ford 1600 Championship with two wins and seven podiums… finished ninth in the Formula Ford Festival final and eighth in the Walter Hayes Trophy final. 2017: Finished third in the Avon Tyres Formula Ford 1600 Northern Championship with two wins and five podiums… won the Star of Anglesey Formula Ford Championship. 2016: Competed in a partial Junior Saloon Car Championship season with two podiums and a pole position… earned a heat race podium finish in the Formula Ford Festival. 2014- 2015: Competed in numerous national and regional karting events, including Junior TKM Super One, Formula Kart Stars and Kartmasters. 2012-2013: Won the Trent Valley Kart Club Junior TKM title. 2010: Began karting.