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Telling Junior McColl’s story for RedBull

South Africa's next big sim racer

I speak regularly on my love for being able to share remarkable stories of gamers who I find fascinating. It’s something I enjoy, am passionate about and derive huge inspiration from. When my friend Chani told me about Junior, after sending me a what’s app saying:

You need to interview this kid

I almost immediately knew she was right. Junior’s story is so exciting: he’s only just turned 12. He’s been racing competitively as a sim driver for 3 months and, already, he is making waves on the local scene with many drivers paying him attention. I wanted to share that story with the greater gaming community so I got hold of his dad and we organised to phone Junior (who is extremely shy generally). Junior and I had a fantastic chat which I then transcribed into an interview for Red Bull, which you can read here or by clicking the picture below.

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I can confirm since running the piece that Junior and his extremely talented older brother Morgan have both been picked up and signed by ATK Arena. I’m looking forward to watching their careers blossom and bloom with their new organisation!

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