The Journey

Mission

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2021

SRO Pirelli GT4

SprintX / Silver Class Championship

Michai has quite an impressive track record during his abbreviated run in the SRO Pirelli GT4 SprintX Series. With a total of only eight entered races, he has achieved four 1st place overall victories, four 1st place silver class victories, two 2nd place silver class finishes, one 3rd place silver class finish,  and one 4th place silver class finish.

JMF Motorsports / 

Conquest Race West Scholarship

Michai was one of six invited to compete in a shootout for the opportunity to be one of two selected individuals to take the seat as the JMF Motorsports Racing Driver.

Team Stradale

Michai is a full-time employee at Team Stradale, located at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet. Over a short period of time, Michai has taken on many roles and responsibilities at Team Stradale. He is currently a Race Instructor, Assistant Manager, Event Coordinator, and Event Lead.

2020

2020

Lucas Oil Racing School

In 2020 Michai was chosen to be a Lucas Oil Racing School Instructor.

Skip Barber Racing School

Skip Barber recognized Michai's accomplishments, dedication, and success within Motorsport, and contracted him as a racing school instructor.  He was also brought onto the team to be the Bosch Engineering Driving Trainer.

2019

Blancpain GT World Challenge America 

In 2019  Michai was elected to be the Blancpain GT World Challenge America Safety Car Driver.

WePursuit Motorsport

Vice President of WePursuit Motorsport Division. Michai was a full-time mentor, driver coach, and consultant to a family, son, and their company.

2017

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HPD Test Driver

Onroak Autmotive

Hired as an Honda Performance Development Test Driver in conjunction with Onroak Automotive for two days of F4 chassis development.

2016

Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship

Competed in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship powered by Mazda with RJB Motorsports, a rookie team transitioning from SCCA F500. Most notable race result was 9th place finish at The Streets Toronto.

MINI USA Super Bowl Commercial

Michai received the amazing opportunity to be featured in the MINI USA Defy Labels Super Bowl 50 Commercial.

2015

Mazda Road to 24

Mazda Road to 24 Shootout at large nominee and finaliist. Michai had to withdraw do to an injury while competing in the Walter Hayes Trophy.

Team USA

Team USA Scholarship Driver. Michai was one of four repeat winners since 1991. He secured three podium finished in five starts before sustaining a broken thumb and forced by medical to withdraw from the Grand Final.

2015-2020

RaceCraft1 Motorsports

Training Instructor. F16 Pilot training methods incorporated into race driving instruction and formal simulation training.

2015-2020

Nexgenracers

Inner City Youth Motorsport Program Instructor/Mentor. Utilized the ethics of motorsport to instill a healthy future in the participants of the program. 

2015-2020

Skip Barber 

Racing School instructor. Based on nationally accredited driving curriculum and motorsport history.

2014

Team USA 

Team USA Scholarship Driver, earning a 3rd place finish in the Walter Hayes Trophy Grand Final against 130 competitors in the 12th race of my career

Team USA Scholarship nominee / winner

Skip Barber 

Skip Barber Racing School Championship Shootout runner-up, accumulating the highest points total before “best Four out of Five finishing” rule was applied

Skip Barber Racing School Formula Car Summer Race Series runner-up with Six wins, Nine poles and 10 podium finishes, before missing the final Two rounds due to a Team USA Scholarship Selection

2014

Team USA 

Team USA Scholarship Driver, earning a 3rd place finish in the Walter Hayes Trophy Grand Final against 130 competitors in the 12th race of my career

Team USA Scholarship nominee / winner

Skip Barber 

Skip Barber Racing School Championship Shootout runner-up, accumulating the highest points total before “best Four out of Five finishing” rule was applied

Skip Barber Racing School Formula Car Summer Race Series runner-up with Six wins, Nine poles and 10 podium finishes, before missing the final Two rounds due to a Team USA Scholarship Selection

2013

IndyCar Academy

IndyCar Academy Shootout Champion.  Competed against 33 nominations from across the country based on no prior racing experience.

2012

IndyCar Academy

IndyCar Academy Shootout 4th place finish as a result of participating in a 3-day and 2-day racing school - Michai's 1st time in a racing car.