Racing with Autism Australia

For those that changed my life, I want to do the same for them

Name : Alex Cort

Age : 30years old

Location : Launceston

Racing in :

My Sponsors : At the moment I don’t have any but would like to some how get some to make my racing easier as I don’t currently work.

My Achievements :

What do you race? I race online on a simulator called iracing.

How long have you been racing? 2.5yrs

What do you enjoy most about racing? Winning races and making new friends and becoming a better driver.

Who is your inspiration and why did you start racing? My inspiration is Craig Lowndes.

What would you like people to know about you? I‘m friendly easy to talk to always happy to answer any questions about my racing.

Who supports you in your racing? My wife Fiona is my number 1 supporter as I spend a lot of time on my pc practicing for races every week.

Would you like to tell us about your autism diagnosis and about any challenges you face? I was diagnosed when I was 18 months old but was fully diagnosed at the age of 11 when moved to the UK with my mum.

How do you think autism has helped you? That’s a tough one i guess without autism I wouldn’t be the person I am today.

Anything else? I race for a team called JPS Sim Shed. I mainly race the V8 supercars but also enjoy racing the GT cars.