Simon Sikes

Simon Sikes


 

Twitter: @simonsikes

Instagram: @simon.sikes

DOB: December 7, 2000

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Team: Legacy Autosport


 

HOBBIES: Running (800m Track and Field), chess, iRacing with my racing friends and watching all professional motorsports RACE TRACK TIES: I have some family in St Petersburg, FL CHARITY SUPPORT/WORK: The V Foundation for Cancer Research RACING GOALS: Win an NTT INDYCAR SERIES championship and the Indy 500 RACING HERO: Josef Newgarden THE ONE PERSON I WOULD LIKE TO MEET: Sebastian Vettel because I grew up watching him win in Formula 1 and I have massive respect for him as a driver and as a person FITNESS: Running, calisthenics FAVORITE SPORTS TO PLAY: Football, soccer, track and field BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Fly in a wingsuit, take a ride in an SR-71 Blackbird, win the Indy 500 FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT: Florida and Colorado INTERESTING NOTE: I can recite pi to 75 digits, and I run a small business selling custom fit chest and rib protectors for karting called Group6 (group6gear.com).

RACING HISTORY

2021: Earned fourth straight podiums and finished 13th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship despite contesting only 10 of 18 races… earned three wins in three F1600 Championship races… won the SCCA Runoffs in the Formula Continental class and finished second in the Formula F class. 2020: Won the FRP F1600 Championship with nine race wins, five additional podium finishes and three pole positions from the six weekends… won the SCCA Formula F National Championship Runoffs at Road America… finished second in the SCCA Formula Continental National Championship Runoffs… competed in eight Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races with a best finish of fourth at Mid-Ohio after leading three laps… Team USA Scholarship winner. 2019: Competed in one FRP F1600 Championship weekend, claiming two wins, a fifth-place finish and one fastest race lap. 2018: Finished fifth in the FRP F2000 Championship with one win and seven additional top-five finishes… Team USA Scholarship nominee. 2017: Won the Skip Barber Winter Series Championship… Team USA Scholarship Nominee. 2016: Finished third in the Skip Barber Championship Series and named Rookie of the Year. 2015: Placed fourth in the Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout. 2006-2014: Began karting at age 5 at the local level before moving up through the ranks to regional and then national events with many championships and race wins… highlights included finishing second in the 2008 Rotax Max Challenge in the MicroMax division, winning the 2011 Florida Karting Championship in Yamaha Sportsman, and victories in the WKA Man Cup and the USPKS Yamaha Junior D in 2014.