Pro Mazda - Kyle Kaiser

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Biography of Kyle Kaiser

After building an extensive resume in karting since age of 7, Kyle Kaiser advanced to formula cars with Skip Barber in 2009, winning the Western Region Rookie-of-the-Year title, finishing 2nd overall in the 2009-10 championship. Following a 3rd place finish in the 2010/11 Skip Barber Western Region Championship, Kaiser joined World Speed Motorsports and captured the Pro Mazda class championship in the 2012 Formula Car Challenge, winning 8 races, and finishing on the podium in 11 out of the 14 races. He made his professional open wheel racing debut in September 2012 in the Star Mazda Championship at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

When not on track, Kaiser is a high school junior attending Bellarmine College Preparatory High School in San Jose, California.

Current Sports Played: Football, karting, golf, tennis, snowboarding

Hobbies: Music, video gaming, photography, watching sports, books

Snapshot: When I’m not in school or studying, I’m either racing somewhere or on a football field.  I also enjoy playing the drums.  My favorite NFL team is the San Francisco 49ers, and my favorite player is Drew Brees from the New Orleans Saints.

Racing goal: To have a successful and prosperous career in professional motorsports

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

My fitness routine includes: Strength, endurance and vision Training

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: Pre-race ritual - ride my bicycle.  Superstition - enter only from right side of car.

The one talent I wish I had: Any natural musical talent

An interesting note about me: My personal friend and mentor is Formula One driver Alexander Rossi.

2013: Finished seventh in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires ... claimed three top-five finishes and 12 top-eight results ... was a two-time recipient of the Quarter Master Hard Charger Award for advancing the most positions at Lucas Oil Raceway and the streets of Toronto.

2012: Claimed the Formula Car Challenge presented by Goodyear Championship in the Pro Mazda class.

2011: Finished third in the Skip Barber Western Regional Championship … was a partial-season scholarship winner in the 14th Annual Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout.

2010: Competed in the Skip Barber Western Regional Championship, finishing second and earning Rookie of the Year honors … won the three-hour Karting Enduro at Infinion Raceway.

2009: Contested four classes in the IKF 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals at Reno, Nevada … won the three-hour Karting Enduro at Infinion Raceway.

2008: Won the IKF 2-Cycle Sprint Grand Nationals at Santa Maria, Calif. In HPV-1 … also finished third in Rookie Sportsman and fifth in Junior One.

2007 – 2003: Contested the IKF Regional Race Series - Region 7 & 11 – with numerous podium finishes.

Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
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Year Series Starts Wins Poles** Top 5 Top 10 Laps Led RAF
2014 Pro Mazda 12 0 0 5 9 0 12
2013 Pro Mazda 16 0 0 3 15 0 8
Total 28 0 0 8 24 0 20
* Under INDYCAR sanction RAF = Running at Finish
** Includes all poles, including those awarded based on entrant points
Juncos Racing

Established in 1997 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Juncos Racing opened its doors as a full-service Formula Racing Team. Over the next five years, the team competed in various National Championships including the Formula Renault 1600 Championship, the Formula Renault 2000 Championship and the National Sport Prototype Championship of Argentina.

In 2003, team founder and owner, Ricardo Juncos, felt there was a need to carry his knowledge and expertise to North America. In September of 2003, Juncos Racing opened its doors in Miami, Florida as a full service karting team.

The next few years proved to be successful beyond imagination as the newly formed Juncos Racing team captured 19 Local, Regional and National karting titles throughout North America.

In 2008, Juncos Racing dedicated most of its time establishing and training its drivers and crew members in preparation of the much anticipated next step into the vast world of open wheel Formula Car Racing.

In 2009, Juncos Racing entered into the Star Mazda Championship presented by Goodyear which proved to be a challenging, yet successful season resulting in multiple wins, second in the driver’s championship and third in the team championship. 2010 saw the second-year team making new records, winning the driver’s championship and finishing second in the team championship, turning out to be a dream season for the entire team. 2011 delivered even more wins and podium finishes to add to the team's resume, and in 2012, the Mazda Road to Indy team expanded its operation to involve cars in both the Star Mazda Championship and Firestone Indy Lights series.

The team's headquarters is in Brownsburg, Ind., just outside of the “racing capital of the world”, Indianapolis.The team also has a shop in Fort Pierce, Fla., to promote year-round testing.