Tommy Østgaard is a Norwegian racing driver with a background in karting, single seaters, Renault Clio’s, Legends and competitive sim-racing. He has worked as a driver coach, car developer, test driver and coach for Europe's leading driver training facility, iZone Driver Performance. The Norwegian has coached drivers from all around the world, from amateurs to professional drivers, working alongside world class sports psychologists, driver coaches and triple world touring car champion, Andy Priaulx. With his experience from iZone and his own racing, Tommy started up his own racing academy for young Norwegian motorsport talents in 2014, where he coached and mentored his drivers.
Tommy is now one of the world’s best sim-racers, competing in the Porsche Esports Supercup, the World Championship on iRacing. He finished 10th in the championship in 2019 and took home a race win at Spa, his career highlight so far.
He also regularly competes at other top tier events at iRacing, like the Porsche SimRacing Summit in December 2018 and the Porsche Trophy at the SimRacing Expo summer 2019 and is part of the world’s leading sim-racing team, VRS Coanda Simsport.
His next challenge will be the legendary 24 hours race at Le Mans, where he will compete with Porsche Motorsport.