How Rad Are You: Kuno Wittmer

Kuno Wittmer is a 37 year old Canadian race car driver, currently racing in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge with team AWA. Find out more about him and what he does when he's not on track!

 

Discover more below:  

 

IN ALL SERIOUSNESS

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Where are you from?

Montreal, Qc, Canada

Describe yourself in 3 words:

Humble - Strong - Loving

What's the best part about your sport?

Even with advancing technology, its still raw in its own way.

How did you start racing?

Age 15, I took some racing classes in Mont-Tremblant at the Jim Russell school.

Favourite track(s)?

  1. Nürburgring
  2. Mosport CTMP
  3. Le Mans
  4. Road Atlanta
  5. Watkins Glen

Greatest accomplishment yet as an Athlete? 

2014 IMSA GTLM Champion with the SRT Viper GTS-R / Riley technologies.

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

Not really, just put your shoes on and go!! Stress free mind, have fun.

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

I am currently a gym owner since February 2018 and also in the middle of taking aviation classes!! So, when not on the ground I am in the air.

What does the word "Rad" mean to you?

“Different”

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OUTSIDE TRACK LIMITS

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What’s your guiltiest pleasure?

I am a massive foodie!! On my cheat days, I have no problem taking in 8000 calories of whatever!! On regular training days…I behave.

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

Expensive bicycles! Sometimes a CCM bike from Canadian tire will do the job.

You are stuck on an island, you can pick one food to eat forever without getting tired of it, what would you eat?

Pizza. 

One thing you can't live without?

Having a nice glass of wine with my wife at the end of day, once the kids are asleep and enjoying each others company.

If you could switch lives with someone for a day who would it be?

My 5 year old son! Does’nt need to worry about anything!! He just plays. 

If your life was a song what would the title be?

Ed Sheeran - Photograph

Best advice ever?

Be humble, always stay grounded and respect others around you in the same industry.

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

My gym! XPN Center Montreal 

Which Moradness hat is your favourite? 

The Lumberplaid

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*You can follow Kuno on Instagram @kunowitmmer


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