Verizon IndyCar Series - Sage Karam

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Sage Karam
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  • Indy 500 Wins
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Biography of Sage Karam

Sage Karam of Nazareth, Pa., is a Mazda Road to Indy scholarship recipient, having won the 2010 USF2000 National Championship with Andretti Autosport and the 2013 Indy Lights title with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.

He previously competed in various karting series, becoming a 35-time World Karting Association and IRL Stars of Karting National champion. At the age of 13, Karam was the youngest driver to win the annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shoot-out. In addition, he was the only American driver to compete in both a national karting championship and an open-wheel professional series full time in 2009.

He's involved in Operation Smile, a children’s charity that has been treating facial deformities such as cleft lips and cleft palates around the world. He made his Verizon IndyCar Series debut in 2014 in the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.


First start: May 25, 2014 (Indianapolis 500)

• Finished ninth after qualifying 31st in Indianapolis 500 for Dreyer & Reinbold-Kingdom Racing.


• Competed in Rolex 24 At Daytona and 12 Hours of Sebring for Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates.

• Won Indy Lights championship with Schmidt Peterson Motorsports.
• Recorded three victories and three pole starts.
• Received Indy Lights Rookie of the Year award.

• Finished third in Star Mazda Championship standings with Andretti Autosport.
• Recorded three victories and two pole starts.

• Finished fifth in Star Mazda Championship standings with Andretti Autosport.
• Recorded two victories and two pole starts.
• Earned series Rookie of the Year award.

• Won USF2000 championship with Andretti Autosport.
• Recorded victories in nine of the 12 races.
• Earned series Rookie of the Year award.


Competed in Skip Barber National series, earning the Rising Star award in 2009. ... Skip Barber Shootout champion in 2008. ... Multiple national karting victories and championships.

Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
2015 Verizon IndyCar Series 12 0 0 2 2 12 9
2014 Verizon IndyCar Series 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Total 13 0 0 2 3 12 10
Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
2012 Pro Mazda 17 3 2 10 13 124 13
Total 17 3 2 10 13 124 13
2013 Indy Lights 12 3 3 10 12 163 12
Total 12 3 3 10 12 163 12
* Under INDYCAR sanction RAF = Running at Finish
** Includes all poles, including those awarded based on entrant points
Chip Ganassi Racing

Chip Ganassi has been a fixture in the auto racing industry for over 25 years and is considered one of the most successful as well as innovative owners the sport has anywhere in the world. Today his teams include four cars in the IndyCar Series, two cars in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and one Prototype in the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Overall his teams have 17 championships and over 160 victories, including four Indianapolis 500s, a Daytona 500, a Brickyard 400 and six Rolex 24 At Daytonas and the 12 Hours of Sebring. Ganassi boasts state-of-the-art race shop facilities in Indianapolis and Brownsburg, Ind. and Concord, N.C., with a corporate office in Pittsburgh, Penn.