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d'Orlando

Michael d'Orlando

#51 Team Benik

 

Birthdate:
Hometown: Hartsdale, New York
Residence: Hartsdale, New York
Website: dorlandoracing.com
Twitter: @dorlandoracing
Instagram: @michael_dorlando51
Facebook: Michael D’Orlando Racing
Team Website: Benik-Kart.com

 

Sponsors:

 

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Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 6’2” / 150 lbs.

Education: High School

Current sports played: Crew, rowing

Hobbies: Rowing, science (chemistry and engineering), traveling and food, music, charity work

Racing goal: To be the Verizon IndyCar Series champion

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

My fitness routine includes: Rowing, running, biking, boxing and lifting weights

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: Praying, relaxing, exercise

The one talent I wish I had: I wish I could sing

An interesting note about me: I’m an honors student at one of the NYC area’s top prep schools

Career results:

2017

  • Began the move to race cars, competing in several FRP F2000 events

2016

  • Won the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Junior MAX Championship
  • Earned a spot on Team USA for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals
  • Finished second in the US Rotax Grand Nationals and in the Florida Winter Tour TaG Cadet class
  • Competed in the CIK-FIA European Championships with Italy’s Birel ART factory team

2015

  • Began racing in the junior karting ranks

2014

  • In 17 karting events, earn six victories and 13 top-five finishes
  • Won the Florida Winter Tour TaG Cadet championship
  • Finished second in the US Rotax Grand National Mini MAX and SuperKarts USA Pro Tour TaG Cadet championships
  • Named the ekartingnews.com Driver of the Month of January

2013

  • Won the US Rotax Grand National Mini MAX championship
  • arned a spot on Team USA for the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Micro & Mini invitational
  • Finished second in the Florida Winter Tour in TaG Cadet

2012

  • Bgan racing karts at the age of 6

2011

2010

2009

2008

2004 - 2007