Matt Shawyer 
Race Driver Coaching

Driver Coaching



Matt is a full time Racing Driver Coach with over 12 years experience specialising in everything from Bambino Karting and Formula Ford all the way through to Formula 3.

Offering Race Driver Analysis, Simulation and Engineering to drivers and teams alike.  Matt has worked with racing drivers on every level up to GP2 providing support with preparation, testing & race weekends in the form of track walks, data & video analysis and race car engineering.

 Matt has an impressive Driver Coaching CV, winning no less than 7 championships with a number of different drivers including Toyota BTCC driver - Tom Ingram, Factory Bentley GT driver - Seb Morris, Blancpain Aston Martin GT driver - Ahmad Al Harthy and W-Series race winner - Alice Powell.



Simulation now plays a crucial role in maximising a racing drivers testing time whilst perfecting technique and avoiding potential accident damage costs.  

Matt can provide full preparation via a state of the art simulator to ensure that you get the most out of your test day or race weekend.  

Specific car racing models along with detailed circuit visuals ensure that a driver is fully prepared using full data analysis, video playback and active instruction. 



As an accomplished race car builder Matt offers Race Car builds, Kart Preparation and Race Support alongside his driver coaching.

Run under the Jenson Shawyer Motorsport banner the team offers support for test and race days to owner drivers in Karts, Single Seater's and Saloons in both Historic and Modern car racing.

A number of different packages available to suit each driver, their Kart/Car and their needs.  Arrive and Drive Bambino Karting available now from 6yrs!

Matt utilises his purpose built race truck for all his Race and Track support. 

Drives Available


Bambino, Cadet and X30 Karting available with full Driver Coaching and Team support at any UK circuit.


Working closely with leading teams - Test days and drives available in both the BRSCC National Formula Ford & MSVR Heritage Formula Ford Championships.


The BRDC Formula 3 Championship is the highest level of single seater racing in the UK - Test days and Race Drives available for next season.

Racing Career


Matt launched his career into professional motor racing after winning the inaugural Silverstone Racing School Scholarship. 


After an impressive 10- year Kart Racing career in which Matt won the National S2 Karting Championship, he then went on to be crowned BRDC Formula Ford Champion in 2004.

Matt then raced Formula Renault UK with the support of Silverstone and BRDC Young Rising Star status was achieved along with Motorsport News ‘Best Newcomer’ that season.  Matt went on to test for ADR and LOLA in Formula 3  

Matt was runner-up when he raced in China and the States before returning to the Formula Renault BARC series with more podium success.   

Formula Ford 1600 provided invitation races and more recently Matt has achieved class wins in Historic Touring Cars and MSV Trackday Trophy alongside customers under his tutelage. 

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Matt Shawyer Driver Coaching - Hertfordshire -UK

Tel. 07980 783643