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Patricio O'Ward

#27 Andretti Autosport

 

Birthdate: May 6, 1999
Hometown: Monterrey, Mexico
Residence: Monterrey, Mexico
Website: patriciooward.com
Twitter: @patriciooward
Facebook: Patricio O'Ward
Instagram: @patriciooward
YouTube: Patricio O'Ward
Team Website: AndrettiAutosport.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Andretti Autosport, The Stellrecht Company

Nationality: Mexican

Languages spoken: Spanish and English

Height/weight:  5’9” / 150 lbs.

Education: Graduate of Texas Military Institute

Current sports played: Boxing 

Hobbies: Racing, karting, gym training, boxing, swimming

Racing goal: To reach the Verizon IndyCar Series and be the youngest champion ever

Racing hero:  Lewis Hamilton

My fitness routine includes: Boxing and different types of weight exercises

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: None

An interesting note about me: I really enjoy eating Eggo waffles

Career results:

2017

  • With co-driver James French won the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship Prototype Challenge class in dominant fashion, with seven victories in eight races including the Rolex 24 at Daytona
  • Also posted the fastest lap in all eight events
  • Competed in the first four Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires races of the season with a podium in the second event at St. Petersburg, Fla..

2016

  • Finished second in a hard-fought Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season
  • Took six victories in the first seven races and ended the season with seven wins, five poles and a total of nine podium finishes

2015

  • Finished sixth in his rookie Pro Mazda season, with three straight mid-season podiums and six top-fives
  • Earned the Pro Mazda “Spirit Award” given to the driver or team that embodies the “heart of a champion” as they aspire to reach their goals
  • Awarded the ReplayXD Move of the Race at Mid-Ohio and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. Also earned the Quarter Master Hard Charger award at MRLS

2014

  • Finished seventh in the French Formula 4 series despite missing the first two events
  • Won the penultimate race at Circuit Paul Ricard
  • Earned 10 top-five finishes in 15 races

2013

  • Competed in the Formula LATAM F2000 Series in Mexico, the Formula Renault 1.6 NEC Junior series in Europe and earned one victory in the Pacific F2000 series in the U.S.

2012

  • Won the Stock Moto Junior S4 class in the Texas Pro Kart Challenge while finishing second in the Rotax Junior class…
  • Won the SKUSA Supernationals and Summernational S5 Junior Shifter Championship

2011

  • Finished second in the Rotax MiniMax Florida Tour
  • Also finished second in the SKUSA Supernationals TaG Cadet class

2010

  • Won the SKUSA Supernationals TaG Cadet class
  • Finished fourth in the ROK Cup International in Lonato, Italy

2009

  • Finished second in the Mexican Rotax Grand National MiniMax championship and the U.S. Rotax Grand National MiniMax class

2008

  • Won the US Rotax Grand National MicroMax championship

2007

  • Won the Mexican Easykart 60cc National championship