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Henrik Furuseth

#96 JAY Motorsports

 

Birthdate: April 26, 1996
Hometown: Oslo, Norway
Residence: Eidsvoll, Norway/Indianapolis, Indiana
Website: furusethmotorsport.no
Twitter: @Henrik Furuseth
Facebook: Henrik Furuseth Racing
Instagram: @HenrikFuruseth
YouTube: Furuseth Motorsport
Team Website: jaymotorsports.com
Sponsors:

 

Kongsberg Automotive, Skedsmo Betong,

Palfinger, NorTransport, CoForce

Nationality:  Norwegian

Languages Spoken:  Norwegian, English

Height/Weight:  6’0” / 145 lbs

Education:  High school in Norway

Current Sports Played: Racing, climbing, strength training and running

Hobbies: Skiing, fitness and food!

Racing goal:  To race in the IndyCar Series and win the Indy 500

Racing hero: Michael Schumacher

My fitness routine includes:  Strength training, climbing and running

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions:  Prepare myself mentally before the race by visualizing perfect laps

The one talent I wish I had:  To be an extremely good singer

An interesting note about me: I am a really competitive person, I will literally compete in anything

Career results:

2013

  • Finished fourth in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda after graduating to the Championship Class
  • Claimed a pair of second-place podium finishes at Houston and an additional two top-five finishes
  • Posted 10 top-10 finishes
  • Started on pole for Race 2 at Houston
  • Earned the Tilton Hard Charger Award for advancing the most positions in a race at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

2012

  • Won the National Class in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda with seven wins and six poles

2011

  • Norwegian Formula Basic Champion
  • Claimed 8 wins out of 12 races

2010 

  • Finished second in the Norwegian Formula Basic Championship
  • Tested a Formula Renault 2.0 at Karlskoga, Sweden

2009 

  • Competed in karting events in the KF3 category in Norway and Sweden
  • Finished 2nd in Tom Trana Trophy in Gothenburg

2008

  • Finished 10th in the ROK World Final karting Jr. ROK category

2007 

  • Winner of the Norwegian Cup in karting in the Micro category

2003 - 2006 

  • Started karting at age 6