Career

Name: Simon Hodge

Age: 21 (17/2/1994)

Height / Weight: 180cm/70kg

Born: Adelaide, South Australia

Lives: Mitcham, Adelaide, SA

Occupation: Student- Mechanical Engineering at Uni SA

Nicknames: “Hodgy”

Favorite pastimes: Anything to do with motorsport, tennis, mountain biking and fitness training

Favourite driver: Allan Prost

Favourite circuit: Adelaide Parklands

Who I look up to: Michael Schumacher, for his balanced and totally committed approach to his job.

Greatest achievement so far: Australian Drivers Champion + Gold Star- Formula 3 Australia.

 

CAREER PROGRESSION

Simon has always aspired to be a professional racing car driver. With dedication, persistence, focus, hard work, and natural talent, Simon has paved the road to success in Australian motorsport. In a very short time Simon has proved capable in highly contested fields of experienced drivers in varying motor sport categories.

On the sprint karting circuits of Australia he has been highly successful against the best Australia has to offer. He completed his junior karting career in 2010, firmly entrenched in the top handful of junior drivers in the country.

In late 2011, Simon contested Formula Ford State Series Championship rounds. This gave Simon the valuable experience, enabling him to compete in the 2012 and 2013 Formula Ford Australian National Series.

Simon stepped up to, and won, the prestigious Australian Formula 3 Championship in 2014. Taking out the Australian Drivers Championship, coveted CAMS Gold Star, as well as many lap records and race wins, this was a historic season for both Simon and Team BRM.

In 2015 Simon is back pursuing his dream. Again partnered with the highly successful Team BRM, Simon will be contesting the 2015 Porsche Carrera Cup Australia championship. Here he will be competing against some of the best professional drivers in Australian motorsport.