Over the past twenty-seven years, Jamie has won two world championship titles, one British championship and has competed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans nine times. During this time he has amassed a wealth of experience in how to win races and deal with the pressures of being a professional racing driver. He has a huge amount of industry experience, an extensive network of contacts and a strong reputation as a respected professional in the racing world.
Alongside his driving duties, he has been a valued consultant to race teams, corporate sponsors, young aspiring drivers, their families and gentleman racers alike.
Be it as a manager, strategist, coach or just a confidant, all have benefited from his input that has helped them maximise their results and return on investment from a sport that can be littered with expensive potholes and bad advice.
Maria Catarineu started her career in the financial sector after studying Economics and Business Administration.
This led her to a ten-year stint working in London and Madrid for Banco Inversión as an NYSE trader, before looking after many of the bank’s leading international and private equity funds.
From this she progressed to CFO for a leading international trader of Spanish food/drink before taking a role as partner in Katari Soaps.
In 2010, she used her master’s degree in sport coaching to become co-director of The Real Experience, until she combined her financial and sports industry knowledge with her passion of motorsport and took a role as team co-ordinator at Drivex.
Since 1992, Nicolas has competed in Formula Renault, Formula 3, Formula 3000, World Series by Nissan, Champ Car with Target Chip Ganassi Racing, Indy 500, International V8 Supercars, American Le Mans Series, FIA GT, TC2000, IMSA Grand-Am, ELMS, FIA WEC and competed at Le Mans 17 times. He also tested in F1 for Williams GP in 1997 and Honda in 1999. The consummate professional and a factory driver for Peugeot Sport from 2007 to 2011.
His resume is second-to-none and his ability to pass on his vast experience to young drivers speaks for itself. Nicolas has an extensive ‘little black book’ which can open doors like no other, making contact with the top teams around the world simple.
Alongside his driving duties, he has been a valued consultant to Goodwood Road and Racing Club, being the captain of one of the infamous Goodwood Houses, and is the Sporting Director for IDEC Sport, which competes in the European Le Mans Series and the 24 Hours of Le Mans.