NAME Matt Amato
BIRTHDATE 14th August, 1979 (Aged 42)
RESIDES Yangebup, WA
CAR DETAILS Rocket blue/grey
Started Racing Late Models in - 2019
Why number #82? - Raced as number #82 all of my time in Street Stocks.
Favourite Track - With a Late Model, can’t go past the Motorplex
Career Highlight - Qualified directly into the A-main in my first dirt Late Model Australian Title. Rookie of the Year in Late Models and third in John Day race. Won a State Title in Street Stocks and third in a National Title.
Most admired competitor - Oldfield brothers
Sponsors - Saundex Contracting, Aerison, Ultra Engines, Stick It Suspension, Pedders Suspension and Brakes Cockburn/Booragoon, Ultra Engines, Full Circle Brewery Bridgetown, Nu Vision Windscreens, The Berrigan Bar and Bistro.
2019/20 Season: Events – 9, Wins – 0, Podiums – 0, Top 5 – 0, Top 10 – 5, Best Finish – 7th.
2020/21 Season: Events – 10, Wins – 0, Podiums – 1 Top 5 – 1, Top 10 – 4, Best Finish – 3rd.
2021/22 Season: Unfortunately we can't compete in every round this season, but we are planning on improving our consistency and have a season with no DNF's.