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Matt Schafer has been a fan of racing since the early 1990s and briefly worked as a prep sports reporter before moving into political news. Since leaving full time print journalism he continues to write as he focuses on building a small nonprofit that supports an orphanage in rural Kenya.
Reporting from Britain, I am BTF's chief tin-top writer. I focus mostly on the V8 Supercars Series, NASCAR and my native British Touring Car Championship - with some occasional F1 and GT sportscar racing missives thrown in too. With the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series growing, it's exciting times for stock car racing in Europe, and I cover the European stock car scene in detail. Away from motorsport I'm a Media Writing student at University of Greenwich, uni radio presenter, and I love rock music and the sport of roller derby.
For most of my life the city that I live in has hosted an annual Formula 1 Grand Prix. Because of this, I saw the Formula 1 circus come and go each year and each time I grew more and more interested as the years went by. I think it is safe to say that I became a true F1 fan after I had seen my first Grand Prix and Formula 1 car live. My original Formula 1 experience has left a permanent impression on me and as a result I am still completely captivated by the sport all these years later. As Formula 1 is one of my passions, I constantly keep up to date with events and news regarding the sport. As such, I am also very fortunate to be writing on a topic which I truly enjoy.
I'm an avid fan with wide-ranging knowledge in motorsports, having grown up in a racing family. Since managing and owning several businesses in the auto industry, I've built an extensive background in the automotive world which includes three decades in racemarketing. I have written blogs and been featured on Examiner.com, Stack, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo UK and Yahoo! Voices along with marketing periodicals and I'm one of the Top 100 writers in the world for Yahoo!. Main love is drag racing and will certainly let you know my thoughts throwing all sorts of subjects into the hopper. Also, owner of Paso Wine Barrels.
I am a NASCAR super fan who is aiming to get into the world of motorsports journalism some day. Apart from racing I love Rock'n Roll and Country music and.. racing. Beyond the Flag staff writer and High school student.
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