Entries for the 2011 Skip Barber Race Series Champion Shootout

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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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