Interview with Glenn McGee at the Mazda MX-5 Cup Invitational


Shaun Cole On October 8, 2016
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Glenn McGee has successfully made the transition from sim racer to real life pro racer.  He competes in the Battery Tender Global MX-5 after winning the Mazda Road to 24 shootout and the $100,000 prize towards his racing efforts. 

We have heard from Glenn McGee after that competition and again during his pro debut.  On this weekend he was here for a very special race. This race would feature the now Mazda MX-5 regular and former iRacing champion Glenn McGee as well as the new iRacing champion and new Real Life phenom Kamil Franczak.  Both of these sim racers were invited to go against the best of the best MX-5 drivers in the world hand selected by Mazda.

During that weekend and immediately following the first of two races he took the time to talk with us about how he has grown as a racer since we last talked.  



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