How Rad Are You: Ethan Simioni

How Rad Are You: Ethan Simioni 

Meet Ethan, a 20 year old Canadian chasing his dream! He is currently competing in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama series with Policaro Motorsport. He is an incredibly passionate and dedicated sportsman that lives for racing and accomplishing what others say can't be done.

 

IN ALL SERIOUSNESS:

Where are you from?

Ontario, Canada

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Passionate - Determined - Confident

What's the best part about your sport?

Getting to drive the wheels off some of the most wicked cars around on some of the most iconic tracks in the world!

How did you start racing?

I can recall as a teen, I was flipping through channels on the TV and stumbled upon the first race of the 2013 F1 Australian GP. I was completely mesmerized by it; the sights, the sounds but most of all the cars... That was the beginning of the end haha. I then googled how to become a race car driver and within a month was racing a go kart at the club level. The rest is history!

Favourite track(s)?

Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Suzuka and Spa-Francorchamps

Greatest accomplishment yet as an Athlete? 

Easily, winning the Canadian Touring Car Championship in my first year racing cars.

Do you have a pre-race ritual and/or superstition?

When racing go karts, I would only enter from the left side of the kart. I don't know why I did this, it just stuck with me throughout my karting career... Its a good thing my car is left hand drive!!!

If you were not racing, what would you do as a career?

I've always had a desire to help others and have admired firefighters since I was young, so I'd definitely pursue a career as a firefighter.

What does the word "Rad" mean to you?

I think it means anything absolutely awesome and damn cool!

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OUTSIDE TRACK LIMITS: 

What’s your guiltiest pleasure?

Without question it's peanut butter... That stuff is dangerous!

What’s something you wish you didn’t spend so much money on?

Upgrades to my simulator. Man is sim racing an expensive hobby!

Favourite app?

Spotify

Most played song at the moment?

"Whatever It Takes"- Imagine Dragons

What are you best known for?

My dry humor. I like to laugh and love to make people laugh!

What would your pet say about you?

I wake up to early and don't feed him enough. Trust me though, he really doesn't need it!

Who’s one person or company you think everyone should be following on social media?

That's gotta be my boy Danny Ric @danielricciardo
He's easily one of the most likable drivers out there, plus he posts some pretty "rad" stuff ;)

Which Moradness hat is your favourite? 

Definitely Canadiana, always gotta rep my home and what better way to do it!

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*You can follow Ethan on Instagram @Ethansimioni


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