Entries for the 2011 Skip Barber Race Series Champion Shootout

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Entries for the 2011 Skip Barber Race Series Champion Shootout

Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout

2011 Skip Barber Race Series Champion Shootout

Aragones_sm Franco Aragones

Age: 15

Hometown: Cancun, Mexico

Karting: None

Inspiration: Ayrton Senna

Random Fact: I love music and dancing

Enerson_sm RC Enerson

Age: 14

Hometown: New Port Richey, Florida

Karting: Rolex Grand Nationals, Florida Winter Tour, World Karting Association, CKI

Inspiration: Dan Wheldon

Random Fact: I really like bacon!

Eidson_sm Jake Eidson

Age: 16

Hometown: Littleton, Colorado

Karting: SKUSA Mountain Region, Racing the Rockies, Mile High Challenge

Inspiration: Dan Wheldon, Sebastian Vettel and Connor Daly

Random Fact: I’m Australian

Estrela_sm Danilo Estrela

Age: 18

Hometown: Goiania, Brazil

Karting: Brazilian karting

Inspiration: Ayrton Senna and Raphael Matos

Random Fact: I always get inside the car from the right side for luck

 Hobbs_sm Andrew Hobbs

Age: 17

Hometown: Bayside, Wisconsin

Karting: World Karting Association

Inspiration: David Hobbs

Random Fact: I am on student council at my high school

 Johnson_sm Michael Johnson

Age: 19

Hometown: Mount Morris, Michigan

Karting: World Karting Association, GLPS

Inspiration: My dad and my Grandpa

Random Fact: I’m paralyzed

Koch_sm Kenton Koch

Age: 17

Hometown: Glendora, California

Karting: World Karting Association, International Karting Federation, So-Cal Sprinters Kart Club

Inspiration: Justin Wilson (because he shares my pain of being tall)

Random Fact: I hate roller coasters!

 Mitchell_sm Jack Mitchell, Jr.

Age: 15

Hometown: Clarendon Hills, Illinois

Karting: World Karting Association, Rotax

Inspiration: Lewis Hamilton

Random Fact: I’m multiracial

 Peraza_sm Alex Peraza

Age: 15

Hometown: Red Hook, New York

Karting: NE Rotax mini Max and Jr.

Inspiration: Aryton Senna, Helio Castroneves and Kimi Raikkonen

Random Fact: My mom was my go kart mechanic




2011 Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout

Agren_sm Ayla Agren

Age: 18

Hometown: Slemmestad, Norway

Karting: NBF, the norwegian federation

Inspiration: Danica Patrick, Jules Bianchi and Marcus Eriksson

Random Fact: I love shoes

Armien_sm Nicolas Armien

Age: 15

Hometown: Ciudad Guayana, Estado Bolivar, Venezuela

Karting: Rotax Max Challenge Venezuela

Inspiration: Juan Manuel Fangio, Ayrton Senna and Fernando Alonso.

Random Fact: I need to training by doing physical exercises, cycling and swimming because where I live, there is no not race track for training

Brodie_sm Chris Battagli

Age: 15

Hometown: Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Karting: Canadian Karting League (CKL)

Inspiration: Michael Schumacher

Random Fact: I enjoy cooking

  Marcus Brodie

Age: 17

Hometown: Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada

Karting: ASN

Inspiration: Greg Moore and Paul Tracy

Random Fact: My favorite breakfast meal before a day of racing is a bowl of oatmeal and fruit

brown_sm Nova Brown

Age: 15

Hometown: Ventura, California

Karting: Jim Hall Kart Racing and Gatorz Jr. Rotax

Inspiration: Ayrton Senna

Random Fact: I enjoy all the different aspects of other cultures. I traveled to Italy with my parents when I was younger and I am a second year German student

coleman_sm Chris Coleman

Age: 16

Hometown: Modesto, California

Karting: WKA and Rotax Max Challenge

Inspiration: Johnny Rutherford

Random Fact: I am a dual citizen of the United States and Canada

Cook_sm Sabre Cook

Age: 17

Hometown: Grand Junction, Colorado

Karting: Gatorz Challange of the Americas, Rotax Panam Series, SKUSA Mountain Region, and SKUSA Pro Tour

Inspiration: My Father, Shirley Muldowney, and Alan Rudolph.

Random Fact:I used to be called “Driving Miss Daisy.”

DeGrand_sm Tristan DeGrand

Age: 15

Hometown: Eureka, Missouri

Karting:Pan Am Rotax, Florida Winter Tour

Inspiration: My dad

Random Fact: I like football

Dibella_sm Max DiBella

Age: 20

Hometown: Malvern, Pennsylvania

Karting: World Karting Association, North East Rotax Max

Inspiration: N/A

Random Fact: I am a European car enthusiast

 Geldart_sm Mike Geldart

Age: 17

Hometown: Avon Park, Florida

Karting: Word Karting Association FKCS, Florida Winter Tour and BRCKS

Inspiration: Peter Schultz CEO of Porsche from 1981-1986.

Random Fact: I like to cook

hunt_sm Angus Hunt

Age: 13

Hometown: Powder Springs, Georgia

Karting: Florida Winter Tour

Inspiration: Ayrton Senna

Random Fact: At 7 years old, I was chosen to race in a Supercross race in sold out Angel’s Stadium in Anaheim, California. I didn’t win because I crashed right out of the starting gate

jafet_sm Leonardo Guimaraes Jafet

Age: 17

Hometown: Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Karting: Brazilian Karting National and Regional championships

Inspiration: Ayrton Senna and Gilles Gilleneuve

Random Fact: I like to learn as much as possible

jenni_sm Haley Jenni


Hometown: West Los Angeles, California

Karting: International Karting Federation, Cal State Karting Series, LAKC

Inspiration: Aryton Senna, Danica Patrick

Random Fact: I have Swiss citizenship and I travel to Switzerland every year to visit family

 Landauer_sm Aidan Landauer

Age: 14

Hometown: New York, New York

Karting: World Karting Association, Rotax

Inspiration: Scott Pruett

Random Fact: I play a mean trumpet!

 neri_sm Nick Neri

Age: 15

Hometown: Palmetto, Florida

Karting: Florida Winter Tour, World Karting Association, FKCS, Rotax Max Challenge CIK

Inspiration: Dan Wheldon, my Florida Winter Tour teammate

Random Fact: My middle name is Rayce

nicklin_sm Parker Nicklin

Age: 15

Hometown: Henderson, Nevada

Karting: Spring Mountain Motor Sports Ranch

Inspiration: Sebastian Vettel

Random Fact: I am home schooled and take college classes while in high school

silva_sm Nick Silva

Age: 15

Hometown: Encino, California

Karting: Rotax and SKUSA

Inspiration: Ayrton Senna and my cousin Mozart

Random Fact: I am an America and Brazilian citizen

Starrantino_sm Adrian Starrantino

Age: 17

Hometown: Simi Valley, California

Karting: Pro Kart, Pro Tour, Gatorz Challenge of the Americas

Inspiration: Ayrton Senna

Random Fact: I practiced Tae-Kwan-Do for 12 years and received my black belt at 15

 Sugianto_sm Jonathan Sugianto

Age: 16

Hometown: Alhambra, California

Karting: Jim Hall Karting Series

Inspiration: Tony Kanaan

Random Fact: I was in a TV commercial for the company Midas

 Telitz_sm Aaron Telitz

Age: 19

Hometown: Birchwood, Wisconsin

Karting: SKUSA, World Karting Association, Florida Winter Tour, CES, MKA and the Heartland Sprint Series

Inspiration: Michael Schumacher

Random Fact: My hidden talent is bowling. I’m on my fraternity bowling team (Delta Sigma Phi). We are currently in 3rd in our league

 Toppe_sm Clark Toppe

Age: 14

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Karting: Florida Winter Tour, SKUSA, Pan America, Southwest Regional Cup, Rotax Nationals

Inspiration: Scott Dixon, Takuma Sato

Random Fact: I’m good at impressions

 west_sm Jack West

Age: 14

Hometown: Sarasota, Florida

Karting: Florida Winter Tour, Rotax, PanAm, and PRI

Inspiration: Max Papis

Random Fact: I can’t juggle


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