Austin Cindric

#77 Pabst Racing


Birthdate: September 2, 1998
Hometown: Columbus, Ohio
Residence: Mooresville, North Carolina
Twitter: @AustinCindric
Instagram: @austincindric
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Nightrain Clothing, OMP, Snap-On


Nationality:  American

Languages spoken:  English, Chinese (studying)

Height/weight:  6'1" / 150 lbs

Education:  Currently in the ninth grade

Hobbies: Mountain biking, driving Traxxas RC trucks, music, fitness, Indianapolis Colts

Snapshot: Mountain biking is somewhat challenging for me, but I like challenges. I like making custom bodies for my Traxxas RC truck. I enjoy listening to country, rock, and some 80's music, and I'm a die-hard Indianapolis Colts fan

Racing goal:  To be able to influence the sport in a positive way

Racing hero:  Greg Moore

My fitness routine includes:  Working out three times a week with Team Penske's fitness trainer

Pre-race rituals or superstitions:  Occasionally falling asleep on the grid (usually not planned)

The one talent I wish I had:  To read minds

An interesting note about me: I'm in my fifth year of Chinese at school

Career results:


  • Became the first 14-year-old to compete in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda, finishing 17th in the championship as a rookie with two top-10 finishes in the season finale at Houston and an additional top-10 finish at Mid-Ohio
  • Was a two-time recipient of the Tilton Hard Charger Award for advancing the most positions in a USF2000 race
  • Was youngest driver ever to win in the Historic Sportscar Racing Series after a victory at the Savannah Speed Classic in a 1980's Porsche 944 Turbo
  • Competed in INEX US Legends cars in the Winter Heat at Charlotte Motor Speedway earning a win on the infield roadcourse
  • Competed in TaG Senior and Rotax Junior karting


  • Competed in the Skip Barber Racing Winter Series scoring two wins at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and one win at Homestead-Miami Speedway
  • Competed in INEX US Legend cars finishing eighth at the Nationals in the Young Lions Division and scored four feature wins, including a regional qualifier at the Indianapolis Speedrome
  • Also competed in Yamaha Jr. karting


  • Competed in INEX US Legend cars contesting over 30 races in the Young Lions Division

2008 - 2010 

  • Competed in INEX Bandoleros finishing fourth at Nationals in the Bandit Division