Drive your Brand to success with us
Michael Ross Gibaut is a 26 year old racing driver who has been has racing in the world of UK Formula Ford for EMax Motorsport and Souley Motorsport, and also tested for Mazda Motorsports in the US. He has a degree from the University of Central Lancashire (Myerscough) where he graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Motorsport Management & Logistics.
Whilst studying, he continued to race for professional Formula Ford teams and raced at Silverstone, Brands Hatch & Castle Combe.
Michael now works as a Logistics supervisor in the UK and continues to love racing.
Career Highlights –Karting
Michael is a Karting Champion having won two championships during his Karting days. In 2008 he won the Champion Driver of the Year for his Club and in 2010 won the Karting Junior Championship in the Rotax 125cc class. In 2011 he was awarded the Club Trophy for the most consistent and competitive driving for that season.
Career Highlights – Formula Ford
From 2013 to 2016, Michael has raced with two professional Formula Ford teams based in the UK. He has raced at Silverstone, Brands Hatch and Castle Combe.
In 2014 & 2015 Michael raced on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit as support races for the British GT Championship and F3, and in 2015 achieved a front row start at Silverstone in the Walter Hayes Trophy.
In 2018 Michael was invited by Mazda Motorsports in the US to test at their spring training at Barber Motorsports Park, in Alabama.
At the end of the 3 days Michael had impressed two teams but after 18 months of hard work to secure funding/sponsors, Covid 19 closed the world and all motorsport stopped.
Now he is ready to get back into that seat and race.
C1 Racing Club is a club for Motorsport enthusiasts who want to go endurance racing on a budget. The cars are standard first generation Citroen C1s with some club supplied modifications to the suspension to reduce tyre wear. It is very tightly controlled and no modifications are allowed to engine or transmission – the goal being close racing for everyone on a budget, and where young or old racing drivers can shine.
Michael's racing has covered karting from a young age where he won several championship trophies, Formula Ford, including the world renowned Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone UK, and testing at Barber Motorsports Park in the US with Mazda Motorsports.
Covid changed all of Michael's plans, and after taking a break, he is now back in the seat with the C1 Racing Series with one of the top teams
Emax Motorsport have been competing as front running racers since the inception of C1 racing back in 2017. The race series are tightly controlled, livestreamed events with grids consistently above fifty cars with formats alongside Mazda MX5, Fiesta and Caterham championships.
Testing with Mazda Motorsports USA
Watching Hill Climbs in Jersey, Channel Islands and going to the French Grand Prix with my Dad and Grandad is where I developed my passion for Motorsport as a young child. Came back from the GP and said I wanted to start racing !
Great footage thanks to James Rouault . Take a look at his YouTube channel. https://tinyurl.com/w7qeem3
Magnify brand exposure using advertising and product identity opportunities in live telecast, radio,
print and social media.
Showcase products and engage with customers in the paddock area.
Network Marketing and Brand Exposure
Livestreamed events with grids consistently above fifty cars with formats alongside Mazda MX5, Fiesta and Caterham championships.
Get your brand seen on race days and opportunity for hospitality and potential for taster sessions.
Mention of brand in all interviews, including video, radio, print and track interviews.
Brand logo seen on car at race track and on all social media posts.
Brand logo seen on Michael Gibaut Racing promotional videos.
Logo decal on sportscar, race suit, helmet.
Logo on t-shirts and other merchandise.