How Wealthy Amateurs Can Buy Their Way Into Top-Tier Racing Teams

We spoke with Toni Calderon, executive producer of the new Netflix documentary "The Gentleman Driver."

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The Gentleman Driver

If you've spent any time around amateur or professional racing, you've heard the term "gentleman driver." Plenty of racing teams, including those at the top tiers of motorsports, rely on wealthy non-professional drivers who pay for the chance to be a part of the action. A new documentary, , takes you inside this world, following business moguls with a passion for racing and the money to chase that dream all the way to the top.

Executive Producer Toni Calderon joined The Marshall Pruett Podcast to take us behind the scenes of the new film (), which chronicles the lives of four businessmen attempting to earn respect and success in the FIA World Endurance Championship and IMSA's WeatherTech Sports Car Championship. It's a fascinating story and an up-close look at a part of racing few of us will ever experience firsthand.

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