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Zach Claman Demelo

Zachary Claman

#13 Belardi Auto Racing


Birthdate: April 20, 1998
Hometown: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Residence: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Website: ZacharyClamanDeMelo.com
Twitter: @ZachCD13
Instagram: ZachCD13
Facebook: Zachary Claman De Melo
Team Website: BelardiAutoRacing.com


Zoological Wildlife Foundation, Abe & Mary’s, Paysafe, UPS                


Nationality: Canadian

Languages spoken: English, French

Height/weight: 5’9’’ / 154 lbs

Education: GED (high school)

Favorite sports to play: Boxing and hockey

Interesting note about me: I've done an amateur boxing match

Guilty food pleasure: Poutine

Unusual routines/habits: I always have to wipe my feet on the ground before getting in my car

Bucket List: Swim with sharks, do a fight in the UFC

Racing goal: Ton win and make money

Racing hero: Mike Wilson

Career results:


  • Competed in nine NTT IndyCar Series races for Dale Coyne Racing, with a season-high finish of 12th at the INDYCAR Grand Prix
  • Set the quick race lap at Barber Motorsports Park


  • Finished fifth in his sophomore Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season, with three podiums including a victory at Road America and 13 top 10 finishes in 16 races
  • Raced in the IndyCar season finale at Sonoma
  • Also raced in his first Rolex 24 at Daytona, finishing 13th in the GT Daytona class


  • Finished ninth in his rookie Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires campaign, with three top-five finishes including a season-high fourth place at Road America
  • Also finished 11th in the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in the Senior class and second in the SKUSA SuperNationals in X30 Senior


  • Won two of four races in the Skip Barber Winter Series, with one pole position
  • Competed in several Formula Renault 2.0 ALPS, Eurocup and NEC races, all with Fortec Motorsport
  • Finished second in the Rotax Senior Canadian National Karting Championship
  • Won eight of eight MSV F3 Cup Britain Invitational class races, with four pole positions


  • Won the Senior Rotax Canadian and the Eastern Canadian Senior Karting Championship
  • Finished third in the Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals in Valencia, Spain
  • Won the Russell Karting Formula TaG Senior Florida Winter Tour
  • Tested with Carlin's European Formula 3 team


  • Won two national and four provincial karting titles and competed in numerous regional and national karting events
  • Competed in the 2013 Rotax Max Challenge Grand Finals, held in New Orleans