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Mirko Freguia

“Auto racing, bull fighting, and mountain climbing are the only real sports… all the others are just games” – Ernest Hemingway

Driving Background:

Hailing originally from the birthplace of Porsche – Stuttgart, Germany – Mirko first took up sport driving with the NW Alfa Romeo Club and has spent 20 years driving with NWARC and other regional clubs. In 2009 he joined ICSCC and started racing as a natural progression from sport driving (though peer pressure came into it too). The Mary Hill Loops Road Hillclimb in 2014 and the 25 Hours of Thunderhill in 2015 are among the major races he’s competed in.

Tracks Driven:

Circuit of the Americas, Evergreen Speedway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Monticello Motor Club, Oregon Raceway Park, Pacific Raceways, Palm Beach International Raceway, Portland International Raceway, Sonoma Raceway, Texas Motor Speedway, The Ridge Motorsports Park, The Thermal Club, and Thunderhill Raceway Park.

Instructor Experience:

Instructing in driver skills and HPDE with regional auto clubs since 1998, the International Conference of Sports Car Clubs (ICSCC) since 2010, and was the Chief Driving Instructor for NWARC and IRDC. Since 2016, Mirko has also worked with the BMW Performance Center and at Dirtfish Rally School.

Fast Facts:

  • Racing Hero: Tazio Nuvolari.
  • Favorite Track: Thunderhill Raceway Park.
  • Favorite Road Car: 1969 Alfa Romeo GTV.
  • Favorite Track Car: Alfa Romeo 75 ST.
  • Favorite Music: Hard rock.
  • Favorite Food: Italian.