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IL Pedersen

Benjamin Pedersen (R)

#24 Global Racing Group w/ HMD Motorsports

 

Birthdate: May 11, 1999
Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark
Residence: Seattle, Washington
Website: BenjaminPedersen.com
Twitter: @benjaminp1999
Instagram: @benjaminp1999
Facebook: Benjamin Pedersen 24
Team Website: GlobalRacingGroup.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Colibri Capital / Ameriprise Financial / Sabelt / DirtFish / Bell Helmets / The Heart of Racing


Nationality: Danish / American

Languages spoken: Danish, English

Height/Weight: 5’9" / 155 lbs.

Education: Accepted to Seattle University to study Business

Hobbies: Training, action sports, traveling

Favorite sports to watch/favorite teams: Football, Action Sports, Seattle Seahawks, Golf, pretty much everything!

Charity work: Work with the Heart of Racing team, supporting the Seattle Children Hospital

Person I would most like to meet: Will Ferrell because he is in most of my favorite movies

Fears or pet peeves: I hate snakes. A LOT.

An interesting note about me: I’m fluent in both Danish and English

Racing goal: To be a top-level NTT INDYCAR SERIES driver and IMSA Weathertech SportsCar Championship DPi Driver for a top level team

Racing hero: Lewis Hamilton

Career results:

2020

  • Finished ninth in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship, with 15 top-10s and three podiums including a victory at Silverstone
  • Competed in five FR Americas Championship powered by Honda, with a best finish of fourth at Mid-Ohio
  • Also competed in three Euroformula Open races at Spa-Francorchamps securing top-five results.

2019

  • Finished second in FR Americas Championship powered by Honda, with seven wins, nine podiums, four pole positions and two fastest laps in 10 races
  • Secured a win and two podiums in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship

2018

  • Finished fifth in the F4 US Championship Powered by Honda, earning two victories, four podiums, two pole positions, two fastest laps and 11 top-fives in 17 races
  • Finished third in the FR Americas Championship Powered by Honda with 10 podiums in 11 races

2017

  • Finished fourth in the F4 US Championship Powered by Honda, with three wins, six podiums, two pole positions, two fastest laps and 11 top-10s in 20 races

2016

  • Finished tenth in the F4 US Championship Powered by Honda, earning nine top-10s in 15 races

2015 and earlier

  • Karting in multiple classes