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Hunter McElrea

Hunter McElrea

#22 Pabst Racing

 

Birthdate: November 21, 1999
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Residence: Gold Coast, Australia
Website: HunterMcElrea.com
Twitter: @huntermcelrea
Instagram: @huntermcelrea
YouTube: Hunter McElrea
Facebook: Hunter McElrea
Team Website: PabstRacing.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Mazda, Miles Advisory Partners, Doric NZ, Bell Helmets USA

Nationality: Dual United States/New Zealand citizenship

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 6’3” / 162 lbs.

Education: High School Graduate, Business CERT 3, Business Diploma

Favorite sports to watch: Any form of Motorsports, or watching the All Blacks (NZ Rugby Team)

Charity work: I am a sports ambassador for Australian Youth Health Safety Program N2C (No Second Chance), encouraging young people to make smart decisions about their safety.

Guilty food pleasure: Sugar!

Favorite restaurant: Any really authentic Mexican restaurant!

Pet peeve: When people are untidy

Talent I wish I had: To be able to fly

Racing goal: Become an Indy 500 Winner & NTT IndyCar Series champion

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

Career results:

2018

  • Won the Road to Indy $200k Shootout, earning a scholarship into the 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship
  • Won the Australian Formula Ford Championship with a record-setting 13 wins, three pole positions and 16 podium finishes
  • Also earned two wins in six Victorian Formula Ford Fiesta Championship races and four wins in six New South Wales Formula Ford Fiesta Championship races

2017

  • Finished fourth in the Australian Formula Ford Championship with two wins, two poles and 9 podium finishes in 17 races
  • Competed in the Victorian Formula Ford Fiesta Championship and the New South Wales Formula Ford Fiesta Championship

2016

  • Earned six wins in six races in the Queensland Formula Ford Championship
  • Took six wins in eight races in the Queensland Formula Ford 1600 Series
  • Competed in 12 Australian Formula Ford Series races and three races of the Queensland Sports Car Championship

2015

  • Earned a victory in his first car event, the Queensland Formula Ford Championship, going on to take two victories and a pole position in three races