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Matt Round-Garrido crop

Matthew Round-Garrido

#23 Pabst Racing

 

Birthdate: April 30, 2000
Hometown: Stourbridge, England
Residence: Stourbridge, England
Twitter: @GarridoRound
Instagram: @mattroundgarrido
YouTube: Matthew Round-Garrido
Facebook: Matt Round-Garrido Racing
Team Website: PabstRacing.com

 

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Nationality: British / Spanish

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Height/weight: 6’2” / 160 lbs.

Education: Secondary school graduate

Hobbies/interests: Driver coaching and working on karts

Favorite food: Chinese takeaway

Guilty food pleasure: Chocolate digestives with a cup of tea

Best meal I can cook by myself: Chicken and bacon omelet

Fears or pet peeves: I am afraid of heights

An interesting note about me: My mother is Spanish, and it was in Spain that I fell in love with karting

Racing goal: To keep winning

Racing hero: Michael Schumacher

Career results:

2020

  • Finished seventh in his first full Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season, with 13 top 10 finishes in 17 races
  • Competed in three FR America’s Championship powered by Honda races, capturing two top-10 finishes 

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 with a best finish of 10th in the season finale at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

2018

  • Won the Northern Irish Formula Ford Championship, which earned him entry into the Road to Indy $200k Shootout
  • Finished third in the Avon Tyres National Formula Ford Championship with two wins and seven podiums
  • Finished ninth in the Formula Ford Festival finale 

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
  • Finished ninth in the Formula Ford Festival finale and eighth in the Walter Hayes Trophy finale

2016

  • Competed in a partial Junior Saloon Car Championship season, with two podiums and a pole position
  • Earned a heat race podium in the Formula Ford Festival
  • Earned a maiden Formula Ford win at Oulton Park

2015

  • Junior TKM Shenington Winter Club Champion

2014

  • Junior TKM Superone British Championship 4th

2013

  • Won the Trent Valley Kart Club Junior TKM title
  • Junior TKM Continental Cup Champion
  • Junior TKM Superone British Championship 9th

2012

  • Won the Trent Valley Kart Club Junior TKM title
  • Junior TKM Superone British Championship 15th

2011

  • Easykart Cadet UK Champion
  • Ellough Park Libre Cadet Champion

2010

  • Easykart Cadet UK 8th

2006

  • Started karting for fun