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Q&A with Jim Morris

We caught up with Jim Morris at the the recent 79th Goodwood Members meeting.

Photo credit Jeff Bloxham

CPM: What's your competition car and how long have you been competitively driving?

JM: It's a 1982 Scirocco and 30 years on and off!

CPM: What is/was your favourite race car you owned?

JM: 1979 Mk1 Golf GTI Ex BSCC Gp1.5

CPM: What other events do you have planned for 22?

JM: HRDC at Snetterton, the Motor Racing Legends Silverstone Classic, the Motor Racing Legends Spa 6-hour support race and finally the Motor Racing Legends at Silverstone.

CPM: Why did you choose to offset your season's competition fuel carbon footprint?

JM: I chose to offset, if it's affordable, credible and 100% certified why wouldn't you?

I believe we all have a responsibility to the future of motorsport, to ensure it is sustainable to allow future generations to continue with the sport, we need to be more responsible.

Jim’s recent purchase ensured he worked towards offsetting all three of his vehicles as well as his vehicles involved to and from the event, with a total number of 176 Litres of petrol and diesel usage.

Steve Smith, director of Carbon Positive Motorsport said, "I have known Jim for many years now and I was very pleased when Jim agreed to offset not just his competition 1982 Scirocco, but also his day to day vehicles used to trailer the car to and from the event at Goodwood.

"The total cost of Jim’s offset - positively offsetting 125% of his whole event carbon footprint - was only £32.42."

Photo credit Jeff Bloxham

The team at CPM wish Jim all of the success for the rest of the season ahead, the results for the recent 79th Members Meeting event are available here.

As you can see, it only costs a little to make a big difference for the sport, so whether you're a competitor or spectator, why not join with us to help make motorsport sustainable.

To become Carbon Positive yourself, visit


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