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Kyle Kaiser

#18 Juncos Racing

 

Birthdate: March 5, 1996
Hometown: Santa Clara, California
Residence: Santa Clara, California
Website: kylekaiserracing.com
Twitter: @kylekracing
Facebook: KyleKaiserRacing
Team Website: juncosracing.com
Sponsors: TBA

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English, some French

Height/weight: 5’11” / 155 lbs

Education: High school graduate

Current sports played: Football, karting, golf, tennis, snowboarding

Hobbies: Music, video gaming, photography, watching sports, books

Snapshot:  When I’m not in school or studying, I’m probably racing somewhere. My favorite sports teams are the San Francisco 49ers and the Golden State Warriors and my favorite athletes are Stephen Curry and Drew Brees

Racing goal: To have a successful and prosperous career in professional motorsports

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

My fitness routine includes: Strength, endurance and vision training

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: Pre-race ritual - ride my bicycle. Superstition - enter only from right side of car.

The one talent I wish I had: Any natural musical talent

An interesting note about me: My personal friend and mentor is Verizon IndyCar Series driver (and Indy 500 champ) Alexander Rossi.

Racing career:

2016

  • Finished third in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires standings
  • Earned his first series victory and first career win on an oval in the third race of the year at Phoenix
  • Also took the victory in the penultimate race of the year at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
  • Scored a total of eight podium finishes (including podiums in the first three races of the year) and three pole positions

2015

  • Finished sixth in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires standings
  • Earned seven top-five finishes including podiums at Toronto (third) and the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca finale (second)

2014

  • Finished sixth in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires
  • Earned his first series victory in the penultimate race at Sonoma
  • Also claimed two second-place and one third-place finish

2013

  • Finished seventh in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires
  • Claimed three top-five finishes and 12 top-eight results
  • Was a two-time recipient of the Quarter Master Hard Charger Award for advancing the most positions at Lucas Oil Raceway and the streets of Toronto

2012

  • Claimed the Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear Championship in the Pro Mazda class

2011

  • Finished third in the Skip Barber Western Regional Championship
  • Was a partial-season scholarship winner in the 14th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout

2010 

  • Competed in the Skip Barber Western Regional Championship, finishing second and earning Rookie of the Year honors
  • Won the three-hour Karting Enduro at Infinion Raceway

2009 

  • Contested four classes in the IKF 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals at Reno, Nevada
  • Won the three-hour Karting Enduro at Infinion Raceway

2008

  • Won the IKF 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals at Santa Maria, Calif. In HPV-1
  • Finished third in Rookie Sportsman and fifth in Junior One

2003 - 2007 

  • Contested the IKF Regional Race Series - Region 7 and 11 – with numerous podium finishes