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Garth Rickards

#11 Luther Automotive


Birthdate: September 23, 1992
Hometown: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Residence: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Twitter: @Grickards230
Facebook: Garth Rickards Racing
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Luther Automotive

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight:  5’11” / 165 lbs.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania

Hobbies: Fitness and selling cars

Racing goal: To be a full-time IndyCar driver and to win the Indy 500

Racing hero: Bobby Rahal

My fitness routine includes: Six days a week in the gym and about 120 minutes of cardio a week

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: I always do a dynamic stretching routine and listen to EDM 

An interesting note about me: I'm dyslexic

Career results:


  • Finished 10th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda with nine top-10 drives, including a podium finish (third) at Mid-Ohio


  • Finished ninth in his rookie Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda season, with 11 top-10s and season-high finishes of fifth-place at Toronto and Mid-Ohio


  • Finished second in the F1600 Championship Series driving for Team Pelfrey, earning one victory and nine podium finishes on his way to Rookie of the Year honors
  • Earned a nomination for the Team USA Scholarship


  • Took one win and six podium finishes in the Skip Barber National Championship Series


  • Completed the three-day Skip Barber school and competed in local SCCA autocross events