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Dalton Kellett

Dalton Kellett

#67 Juncos Racing

 

Birthdate: August 19, 1993
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Residence: Indianapolis, IN
Website: daltonkellett.com
Twitter: @Dalton_Kellett
Facebook: Dalton Kellett
Sponsors:

 

K-Line Insulators USA, Inc., Ten80 Education

 

Nationality: Canadian

Languages spoken: English, French

Height/weight: 5’11’’ / 170 lbs.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Physics (Materials Option) from Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

Charity work: I am the Brand Spokesperson for Ten80 Education's National STEM League

Best meal I can cook by myself: I love to cook. I would say my best is a roasted lamb chop or a chicken-pot-pie. 

Favorite restaurants: JaBistro in Toronto, Tinker Street in Indy, and Nimblefish in Portland

Current sports played: Rock Climbing, Backcountry Skiing, Golf  

Favorite places to visit: I love the national parks in America, I have been to many to climb and camp but Joshua Tree and Yosemite stick out as favourites. The Pacific Northwest is great as well. Outside of North America, France is a great.

Bucket List: Get my pilot’s License, climb the Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite, ski in Hokkaido, ski the Haute Route in the Alps

Racing goal: To establish a career in the NTT IndyCar series, race and compete for the win at the Indy 500, branch out into endurance racing

Racing hero: Jacques Villeneuve

Career results:

2018

  • Finished seventh in the Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires, with podium finishes at Mid-Ohio and in the Freedom 100 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
  • Scored his first series pole position in the Freedom 100  

2017

  • Finished 12th in his sophomore Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season, earning his first two series podiums (third-place finishes in the Freedom 100 and at Iowa)
  • Qualified a career-high third at both St. Petersburg and the Freedom 100, and fourth for his hometown race in Toronto
  • Earned the Hi-Tide Boat Lifts Kids On Track Spirit Award, presented to a driver or team that embodies the heart of a champion as they strive to reach their goals

2016

  • Finished 10th in his rookie Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season, earning his first series podium finish (third) at the Freedom 100

2015

  • Finished 10th in the Indy Pro 2000 standings with a season-high finish of second place on the oval at Iowa and a total of eight top-10 finishes
  • Earned the Quarter Master Hard Charger award at NOLA Motorsports Park and the Replay XD Move of the Race at Iowa

2014

  • Finished 10th in his rookie season in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with one podium (third), two top-five and nine top-10 results

2013

  • Finished 16th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship
  • Recorded four top-10 finishes with a best result of sixth at Mid-Ohio
  • Claimed his best starting position of seventh at Mid-Ohio

2012

  • Finished 11th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship in his rookie season
  • Posted four top-10 results with a best finish of seventh at Mid-Ohio
  • Earned the Tilton Hard Charger Award at St. Petersburg, advancing 19 positions

2011

  • Finished third in the Ontario Formula Ford Championship
  • Won in Rotax DD2 at the sixth round of the Florida Winter Tour
  • Finished second in points in the Rotax DD2 and Senior Max categories of the Western Canadian Championships
  • Ranked eighth in the Rotax Senior category in Canada by ekartingnews.com's official rankings
  • Tested with Legendary Motorcars Racing in CASCAR at the Cayuga Motor Speedway road course

2010 

  • Finished second at the ASN Canada FIA Karting National Championships in the Honda Senior category
  • Finished first in the third round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship at Mont-Tremblant in the Honda Senior category
  • Was awarded a Jim Russell Driving Scholarship for achievements at the ASN Canada FIA Karting National Championships

2009 

  • Awarded an F2000 test with Andersen Racing for achievements in the Toronto Racing Association of Karters Championship
  • Finished second in points in the Rotax Junior and Junior Honda categories in the Toronto Racing Association of Karters Championship

2008

  • Earned Toronto Kart Club "Rookie of the Year" honors
  • Finished fifth in points in the Toronto Kart Club's Honda Junior category