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Matheus Leist

#26 TMA


Birthdate: September 8, 1998
Hometown: Novo Hamburgo, Brazil
Twitter: @MatheusLeist
Instagram: @MatheusLeist
Team Website: Carlin.co.uk





Nationality: Brazilian

Languages spoken: Portuguese, English

Height/weight: 5’8” / 150 lbs.

Education: High school graduate

Current sports played: Soccer

Hobbies: Driving go karts, going to the gym, soccer and music

Racing goal: To become a Verizon IndyCar Series champion

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

My fitness routine includes: Eating healthy

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: No

The one talent I wish I had: I wish I could fly

An interesting note about me: I enjoy driving go karts with my brother and listening to rap and pop music (I like Eminem)

Career results:


  • Won the BRDC British Formula 3 championship with four wins and seven podium finishes
  • Finished 21 of 24 races in the top-five


  • Finished fifth in British F4 (then MSA Formula) with two victories and seven podium finishes
  • Competed in two FIA Formula 3 European Championship events


  • Finished second in the Brazilian F3 Light championship with two Class B victories and nine total podium finishes
  • Finished third in the Seletiva de Kart Petrobras


  • Finished second in the Petrobras Karting Championship


  • Raced karts in Brazil