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I’ve joined the Batec Rapid Team!

I’ve joined the Batec Rapid Team!
Sponsorship
Today I became the lastest member of Batec Team Rapid. I was asked to join the team last year and today was my official inauguration. Taking to the Silverstone tarmac, I tested my new Batec Quad Rapid with Stuart from Cyclone Mobility who is the UK distributer for Batec. Basically, the Batec bike is an electric hand bike that attaches to the front of your wheelchair effectively turning you into a three wheeled 30kph rocket! What is so brilliant about this bike is not only that it is rapid (as the name suggests!) but they do a version specifically designed for quadriplegics (people who have broken their neck and the paralysis affects their fingers), 'In Kawasaki green, the BATEC QUAD RAPID handbike features exclusive components like carbon-fibre handlebars. But what will undoubted…
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OpenTrack partner with Nathalie McGloin Racing for 2017

OpenTrack partner with Nathalie McGloin Racing for 2017
Sponsorship
I'm absolutely delighted to announce that OpenTrack have come on board as team sponsors for 2017. Dave is a good friend ours and a big supporter of mine and I'm very grateful for his generosity and support. OpenTrack track days are a perfect arena for me to get some seat time in the Cayman which is a big cost to my racing budget over the course of a season. Dave's generous sponsorship will allow me to get some great quality practice in this season which I wouldn't have otherwise been able to do. Yesterday saw the start of this relationship as I took the Cayman to OpenTrack's first Silverstone GP day of the season. If you haven't been on an OpenTrack day, check out their shiny new website and see what…
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Milltek come on board as team sponsor for 2017

Milltek come on board as team sponsor for 2017
Sponsorship
I'm extremely pleased to welcome Milltek Motorsport on board as a 2017 team sponsor. The Cayman has just been fitted with the Milltek non-resonated cat-back system with ceramic black tips and it sounds incredible! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8SHMypiZOvA The Cayman has always lacked somewhat in the sound department. In the car, it's as loud as anything with the stripped out interior and the engine sitting right behind your head but all you used to be able to hear outside the car was the induction. The new Milltek exhaust has properly made the flat six soundtrack come to life! It's deep, loud and has a decent amount of crackle and pops. I love the sound of the overrun and I cannot wait to test my new exhaust at Silverstone on Saturday. I picked the…
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Red Bull, The BWRDC and TFL!

Red Bull, The BWRDC and TFL!
Speaking
Last week saw many new adventures for me, including taking the train down to London to talk at the Red Bull Athletes Summit. I don't know what will surprise people the most, me talking to Red Bull athletes or the fact that I got on a train! Milton Keynes to Euston was fairly painless but I was nervous as hell for my talk! I'm a fairly accomplished speaker these days but I've never spoken in front of such an impressive group of people as the UK Red Bull Athletes before. I was there speaking on behalf of the Wings For Life charity. If you don't know what they do or who they are, please check them out here - they are such a worthy cause. Funded by Red Bull, 100% of…
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Exciting start to my 2017 Public Speaking calendar.

Exciting start to my 2017 Public Speaking calendar.
Speaking
After kicking off 2017 with a great live interview at the Autosport show, I have many other exciting speaking engagements booked in already for the first part of the year. The first engagement sees me traveling down to London this week to speak on behalf of Wing For Life at the Red Bull Athletes Summit at Red Bull HQ. A few days later I then head up to Warwickshire to speak at the BWRDC Awards Dinner. In March, once again I'll be teaming up with Wings For Life and delivering a speech to some Barclays Wealth customers at the Red Bull Racing factory in Milton Keynes. Then, later that month, I head to Sweden to speak at a global medical conference in front of international industry leaders. It's going to be a busy…
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Filming for GQ at Silverstone

Filming for GQ at Silverstone
Racing
This week was fairly exciting as I braved the freezing temperatures to do some filming for GQ at Silverstone with Porsche. GQ wanted to do a series of 'how to' videos, one of which they wanted to feature women instructing the predominantly male GQ readership how to perform advanced driving skills and techniques on a race circuit. Porsche would be the featured brand in these videos and I was approached by Porsche HQ to represent them in my Cayman S race car alongside Esmee Hawkey in her Cayman GT4 Clubsport. The day started early at the Porsche Experience Centre as the fog lingered across the circuit and frost remained hard on the ground. It was cold! After being fed bacon rolls at the PEC, which were obviously delicious, we headed across…
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Speaking at Autosport on behalf of Dare To Be Different

Speaking at Autosport on behalf of Dare To Be Different
Speaking
I've just got back from the Autosport show where I had a fantastic couple of days representing an organisation that I'm extremely proud to be an Ambassador for. Being asked to speak on the Tech Talk stage on behalf of Dare To Be Different was a real honour. The interview went really well and I was lucky to have my PR Agent Danni Gunn in the audience from Red Marlin to support me. My partner Andrew filmed the interview on my iPhone and I've posted it on YouTube. It is 25 minutes long but if you want to learn more about D2BD and my plans for 2017 you can watch it here: Autosport Interview.
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Omologato sponsor Nathalie McGloin Racing for third season.

Omologato sponsor Nathalie McGloin Racing for third season.
Sponsorship
After a great weekend at the Autosport show we are pleased to announce that Omologato are joining Nathalie McGloin Racing for a third season as a team sponsor. Omologato and Nathalie McGloin Racing have been with each other from the start of both of their ventures into Motorsport. Omologato approached Nathalie a month into her first season of racing when the watch company was just two months old to support her with sponsorship. The relationship was very organic, Nathalie having bought one of Omologato's first watches due to loving the ethos behind the brand, and Omologato saw what Nathalie was doing in Motorsport and instantly knew they had to be involved. A beautiful friendship has since blossomed between Shami and Nathalie and their working relationship is stronger than ever. Nathalie will…
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