Matt Halliday is a New Zealand born international racing driver who has been contesting a variety of racing categories worldwide.
Having risen through the ranks of junior formulae such as karting and Formula Ford he quickly progressed to international racing championships including Formula Holden in Australia, Indy Lights in the USA and Formula Renault V6 in Europe and Asia.
The highest profile categories he has raced in include Australian V8 Supercars endurance races, USA Champcars, A1GP World Cup of Motorsport and more recently the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup contested in Europe and the Middle East.
When his commitments allow, Matt also returns to New Zealand to contest selected Porsche GT3 events.
This website is a great way to follow Matt’s progress and access information as his career continues in what is one of the world’s fastest growing and most exciting international sports.
HALLIDAY WINS FIA GT1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND IN BELGIUM American based New Zealand racing driver Matt Halliday has won the second race of Round 2 of the FIA GT1 World Championship held at Belgium’s Zolder circuit overnight. Halliday and French co-driver Mike Parisy battled their way up from 3rd grid position in damp, slippery conditions to record their first race win in the championship.
HALLIDAY SIGNS WITH EXIM BANK TEAM CHINA PORSCHE FOR FIA GT1 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP American based New Zealand racing driver Matt Halliday has signed to drive in the FIA GT1 World Championship for the Exim Bank Team China Porsche team. The two car team will contest the Championship in the new 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 R against the world’s top manufacturers and drivers in the high profile sportscar category.
HALLIDAY UPBEAT AFTER STRONG SHOWING AT BATHURST New Zealand racing driver Matt Halliday remains upbeat despite his recent disappointment at not recording a top ten placing in last weekend’s Super Cheap Auto 1000 kilometre race at the legendary Bathurst circuit in New South Wales. Partnering regular Australian V8 Supercars driver James Moffatt in the No. 18 Jim Beam Racing Ford Falcon FG, the duo battled their way up through the 29 car field from 17th starting position into top ten contention.