Skip to content
DTO TEAM of 2023

about us.

DTO exists to provide the very best motorsport drive experiences, driver training programmes, and race coaching possible. We were born from a love of motor racing, but we’re not just about cars: people are at the core of everything we do. So whether you love driving supercars, want to go racing, or are simply looking to improve your skills and safety while driving on the road, we are able to support you.

Whether it’s the extensive expertise and knowledge of our passionate team – encompassing everything from car preparation to driver coaching and corporate hospitality – or the fun and friendly atmosphere we create at our events, it all contributes to creating the best possible experience for you.

Total customer focus is what we do: our team brings a wealth of experience creating and delivering products and services valued by high-net-worth and blue-chip corporate clients alike. This means you and your needs are our number-one priority: by truly understanding our clients, we forge deep and lasting partnerships, while at the same time keeping things fun, engaging and unique.

” The DTO team is amazing and made the event very special “

JAMES LOTZ
MANAGING DIRECTOR VERIFONE

the team.

At DTO Motorsport, our passionate and people focused team has a unique mixture of knowledge, skills and hands-on industry experience. 

Mike Jordan

Mike Jordan

DTO's Founder, Mike’s long and highly successful corporate career has spanned over two decades leading marketing, business development and technical teams in the financial services industry, across the globe. Mike has also held senior executive roles at American Express and was a board member of their Middle Eastern business. With a diverse portfolio of investments, board positions and advisory roles in FinTech, travel and insure-tech, as DTO's founder, Mike is a driven entrepreneur, passionate about helping great people build great businesses.
Dani Jordan

Dani Jordan

Dani Co-Founded DTO with Mike and leads Marketing and Brand at DTO. Having an editorial background, a passion for design and experience in social media content creation, Dani is focused on building our brand and creating awareness of DTO. 
As a qualified Counsellor & Psychotherapist and Personal Trainer Dani has developed and flexed her interpersonal skills, she brings her knowledge of working closely with people to enhance a guest's experience at our events.
Karun Chandhok

Karun Chandhok

DTO’s Head of Motorsport, Karun Chandhok, holds a longstanding notable career in all areas of motor racing. His role at DTO is to oversee all our products and programmes, injecting them with his expertise. His impressive racing career saw him compete in GP2, Formula 1 and most recently Formula E. His work then extends far and wide, on to areas such as managing drivers, consulting for companies such as Williams and making a big name for himself in commentating and analysis, where Karun is now a part of the Sky Sports F1 team.
Eddy Hall

Eddy Hall

Eddy's engineering career began 10 years ago, working on some fantastic classic race cars, including Mustangs, Cobras, and Jaguar E-Types, he then went on to specialise in classic Aston Martin’s. One of the many reasons Eddy loves his job is because no two days are ever the same. His role has taken him all over the world, working with incredible people, at incredible circuits, under incredible cars. Eddy's experience is vast, and his talent has led him to support race teams at Le Mans, British GT, World Rally Cross and many more, including 3 years as a contractor at Pure McLaren events. As our Head of Engineering Eddy oversees our workshop and all things vehicles, ensuring our cars are ready for events. With a meticulous eye for detail and safety conscious, Eddy ensures that our vehicles are maintained to an extremely high standard.
Elliott Cole

Elliott Cole

Elliott started his racing and motorsport careers at the age of 12 competing in National and European karting series including Junior Rotax, Senior Rotax, ICA and Formula A before switching his focus to GT racing at the age of 16 competing in the British Endurance Championship, Belcar, Dutch Supercar Challenge and British GT. As a certified Motorsport Coach and ARDS instructor, Elliott’s passion is utilising his vast experience and working with both amateur and professional racing drivers, to maximise their performance each and every time they get behind the wheel. Away from motorsport Elliott is also an accomplished high speed precision stunt driver working with the world’s leading film production teams and automotive manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Heritage (who he is also an ambassador for), Mercedes-AMG, McLaren, Aston Martin and Porsche. Elliott is dedicated to fitness, competing in several Ironman’s and middle distance triathlons throughout the year, something he firmly believes helps him in his job by pushing his mental and physical boundaries and truly testing the limits of what his body and mind are capable of.
Ben Dillon

Ben Dillon

Ben is at the forefront of DTO and is responsible for building and nurturing relationships with our clients and partners. Ben works closely with the sales team to identify and generate new opportunities for DTO and is passionate about driving the company forward, focusing on business development and investment conversations. Having raced karts for 15 years, a hobby which took him all across Europe during his childhood, he still loves motorsport and brings his experience to the team. Away from the circuit, Ben is an avid sports fan and he loves both watching and playing football and has even be known to climb the odd mountain.
GEORGIE  McCormack

GEORGIE McCormack

With almost 8 years of experience working in automotive and motorsport events, Georgie is confidently responsible for personnel and event management as well as hospitality coordination. She has worked on a variety of well-known industry events such as Monaco F1, Goodwood Festival of Speed and Goodwood Revival on behalf of Mercedes-Benz and McLaren. Georgie is also well practiced in holding private events for renowned household names such as Continental, Williams Martini Racing and Mercedes AMG Petronas F1.  Georgie loves that her job has taken her all around the world and allowed her to experience many different cultures. Her passion for the industry stems from a general love of adrenaline, fast paced sports which often extends to gymnastics and skiing in her free time. 
Toby Westley

Toby Westley

Toby's life passion is cars, and particularly motorsport. He's had a spectacular career which started with racing classics at Goodwood, prior to joining a renowned single seater team, expanding his knowledge into modern racing.   Approached by McLaren, to join their Customer Racing team, which led him to travel globally, with GT3's, Senna GTR's and many of the McLaren road cars.  Now our valued Engineering Manager, responsible for DTO's dedicated team of technicians and the maintenance of the growing DTO fleet. Toby oversees all logistics and manages the DTO HQ workshop. With a keen eye for detail, he has become key in maintaining DTO's commitment to quality. 
Elliot Wood

Elliot Wood

Elliott has been in motorsport for 8 years and has supported various championships, including British GT, BTCC and GInetta Supercup. An experienced engineer, team manager and chief mechanic, he has collected many trophies along his journey. He has experience working on various vehicles including, Ginetta, Porche, current BTCC cars and McLaren. Elliott is now the number one mechanic on DTO’s racing team, supporting drivers across Ginetta Supercup, British GT and for 2024, Artura Trophy. In his spare time, Elliott is a keen runner and has completed several races, including the Brighton marathon (with an injured Achilles tendon!).

Laps for trees.

OUR ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT

Laps for Trees 
For every lap completed by one of our fleet, we plant a tree – creating a net positive impact to protect future generations of drivers.

TREES WE’VE PLANTED so far.

Are you looking for a superior driver training programme?

 

VISIT DTO PERFORMANCE NOW!