Ben Wallace drives the number 88 VW Golf in the VAG Trophy for Team HARD.
How long have you been in motorsport?
I started Karting in 2005
What made you want to become a racing driver?
My need for speed, loved it since I was able to ride a bike
How did you get to where you are now ie.What championships have you raced in?
Started karting in 2005 in Spain, 2006 won spanish cadet championship, 2008 won german cadet championship, 2011 KF3 championship in Germany and the Gold Cup in KF3. 2013 started in Ginetta Junior in the UK, started end of 2015 & 2016 VW Racing Cup and VAG Trophy. In 2017 I also made my debut in the British GT at Spa
Do you have a favourite driver/ driver you aspired to be when you were younger?
Michael Schumacher, because I was racing in his kart team in Germany
How is your season going so far?
Been 2nd in the VAG Trophy championship unti my 2 DNF’s in Thurxton but still possible to end 2nd at the end
What is it like driving for Team HARD?
Great atmosphere, feels like my second family.
What are your ambitions for the future?
Finish my studies of Motorsport engineering and hopefully drive in the British GT Series
What is your favourite car you have driven?
I am only seventeen so haven’t got a very big experience in road cars but I drove a Audi R8 which was absolutely fantastic
What is your favourite racing car?
Audi R8 GT3
What is your favourite circuit?
Oulton Park, Brands Hatch GP and Spa
What is the best thing about being a racing driver?
You can drive race cars