Full Name: Mat Newson
Nickname: Mad Dog
Personal Road Car(s): BMW M3
Dream Personal Car: Zonda
Favourite Music Group: Nelly or Jay Sean
Favourite TV Show: Inbetweeners
Favourite Sports Team: Norwich City
Superstitions at the Race Track / Garage: None
If you could change one thing in racing, What would you change: Cost less and race at the tracks close to me.
What is the most underrated thing in racing: Just how many proper nice people you meet through racing and the buzz you get when your going well.
What is the most overrated thing in racing: That racing is just all good fun and games because its not its actually really hard work and stressful at times.
Years Racing: 15 in total 6 of them being in minis
Final Wins: Including my ministox ones I dunno alot lol, in F1 I think something like 17 but i don’t know to be fair.
Most memorable racing moment: Lots to be fair, any win is good, but winning the World Masters at Northampton is my best to date.
Most forgettable racing moment: Leading the 2007 word final nearly all the race and then losing out to Stu Smith and Frank with 5 laps to go.
Future racing plans: Keep racing and keep getting better and win more and more I hope.
If you wasn’t racing you’d be doing what: Spending time with the wife and my little girl Lilly.
Racing Idols: Andy Smith
Favourite Track: Kings Lynn
Engine Builder: Dad
Chassis Builder: Me and Team 16
Team / Crew members: Azza, Puncher, Dan and Dad
Sponsors: J Davidson scrap metals, I also gets lots of little help of a lot of people to be fair, a tyre here a tyre there it all helps.