How Max Esterson plans to go from iRacing to F1 | S8 E3

The Traxion Podcast - Racing video games, esports and sim racing

12-09-2023 • 26 mins

Max Esterson grew up in New York City playing Formula 1 video games, and latterly, iRacing. He didn't kart for a decade.

Yet, here's racing, and winning, in GB3 - the UK's premier single-seater championship, on the ladder to Formula 1. He aims to compete in FIA Formula 3 next season and has backing from the sim racing subscription-based platform.

If you've seen the Gran Turismo Movie, well Esterson is working the sim-to-real career, but without winning a reality TV show competition. Just raw talent, guile and passion.

In this episode of the Traxion.GG Podcast, Thomas Harrison-Lord is joined by Piers Prior - who is not only part of the Traxion family but co-commentates and co-presents the GB3 championship - find out what makes Esterson tick, his lofty ambitions and how iRacing has supported his efforts.

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