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IL Malukas

David Malukas

#79 HMD Motorsports

 

Birthdate: September 27, 2001
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Residence: Chicago, Ilinois
Website: davidmalukas.com
Twitter: @malukasdavid
Instagram: @davidmalukas

 

Sponsors:

 

HMD Trucking

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English, Lithuanian

Height/weight: 5’9” / 143 lbs.

Education: Laurel Springs

Current sports played: Jiu Jitsu, mountain/trail biking and boxing

Guilty food pleasures: Oreos, Ferrero Rocher, and Dadu ice cream

Best meal you can cook by yourself: Eggs

Fears or pet peeves: Spiders, deep waters and loud chewing

Person I would most like to meet: Elon Musk

An interesting note about me: I used to play soccer, football, wrestling, Muay Thai, Jiu Jistu, and skiing before racing started

Racing goal: To race in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES or Formula One

Racing hero: Michael Schumacher

Career results:

2020

  • Following the enforced hiatus of Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, finished second in the Formula Regional Americas Championship powered by Honda, with two wins, 15 podiums, one pole, one fastest race lap and top-five finishes in each of the 17 races

2019

  • Finished sixth in his rookie Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season, with two podium finishes (Circuit of The Americas and World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway) and six top-five finishes

2018

  • Finished fourth in his rookie Indy Pro 2000 Presented by Cooper Tires season, with three victories (including a sweep of both races at his home track, Road America) and three pole positions

2017

  • Finished 10th in his rookie Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season, despite missing the first four races
  • In his second series weekend at Road America, scored a pole and a season-high second-place finish
  • Went on to earn five top-10 finishes
  • Competed in the Formula 4 ADAC series in Germany

2016

  • Won the X30 Junior Europa (karting) Championship
  • Competed in the FIA-CIK European Championship in OK Junior, and in the World Championship in OK
  • Finished ninth in the Florida Winter Tour in Rotax Senior

2015

  • Won the X30 Junior IAME (karting) International FInal
  • Finished fourth in the Florida Winter Tour in Junior ROK
  • Finished fourth in the Rotax Grand Nationals USA in Junior Max
  • Finished fourth in the SKUSA Super Nationals TaG Junior

2014

  • Won the SKUSA TAG Junior Championship, the Florida Winter Tour TaG Junior Championship, the USPKS Pro Leopard Junior Championship and finished second in the SKUSA SuperNationals TaG Junior class

2013

  • Won the Rotax Grand Finals Mini Max Championship and the Rotax Summer Shootout Mini Max title

  • Earned 10 victories in the WKA National Finals

  • Earned four USPKS Finals wins