Behind the Zoom - Tristan Nunez

Behind the Zoom - Tristan Nunez

Mazda Motorsports

Behind the Zoom - Tristan Nunez


BEHIND THE ZOOM Our weekly series of blogs from inside Mazda Motorsports continues with a very personal story of passion from 19-year old Tristan Nunez, the youngest driver on the Mazda Prototype team. Read a new entry here every Thursday.
“Passion is the one thing that will push you beyond what your body and mind ever thought would be possible.”

That is a quote from my father that has stuck with me since I was eight years of age.

As a young boy, I seemed destined to be a professional tennis player. Tennis was in my blood. My father played on the pro tour, took a set off of John McEnroe at the US Open and then coached players like Gabriella Sabatini, Chris Evert, and Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario. My life path was to go the tennis route, and as a kid I was all for that – as any naive boy would do when they see the success of their father.”

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