Dalton Kellett
Dalton  Kellett
Andretti Autosport
28 Canada
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Dalton Kellett
rank
7
Career stats
Mazda Road To Indy
Total Poles
0
Race Wins
0
Birthday
Aug 19, 1993
Hometown
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Residence
Indianapolis, IN

In 2008, Canadian Dalton Kellett earned Toronto Kart Club “Rookie of the Year” honors and in 2009 earned a racing test with the F2000 series with Andersen Racing due to his achievements in the karting circuit. In 2010 he was awarded a Jim Russell Driving Scholarship for achievements at the ASN Canada FIA Karting National Championships. Kellett earned his Engineering Physics degree at prestigious Queen’s University in Toronto in 2015 and conducts STEM-related talks to students at the racetrack and in area schools.

Education: B.Sc Engineering Physics (Materials Option) from Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

Hobbies: Rock climbing, backcountry skiing, guitar, white-water kayaking, working with anything mechanical

Racing Goal: To climb the ranks of the Mazda Road to Indy, compete in the Verizon IndyCar Series and win the Indy 500

Racing Hero: Kimi Raikkonen

Fitness: I train with PitFit and stay active with running, biking and rock climbing. During the winter I also enjoy skiing.

Snapshot: I am a Canadian whose heart is in racing. I started competing when I was 14 in karting. Academics has been a counterpart to most of my racing career. In 2015, I graduated with a B.Sc in Engineering Physics from Queen’s University. I have a passion for science and technology and am a strong supporter of STEM education and initiatives. I find the technical side of racing fascinating. Although I live in Indianapolis, I also enjoy spending time at home in Canada with friends and family.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES** TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2018 Indy Lights 6 0 0 0 6 0 6
2017 Indy Lights 16 0 0 2 10 0 13
2016 Indy Lights 18 0 0 1 9 0 16
2015 Pro Mazda 15 0 0 2 9 0 13
2014 Pro Mazda 13 0 0 2 9 8 12
2013 Cooper Tires USF2000 14 0 0 0 4 0 6
2013 Pro Mazda 2 0 0 0 2 0 1
2013 Indy Lights 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
2012 Cooper Tires USF2000 14 0 0 0 4 0 8

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
March 15, 2012 (Sebring)
First Pole
May 24, 2018 (Indianapolis)

Dalton's Road to Indy

  • 2017
    • Finished 12th in his sophomore Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season
    • Captured two podiums with third-place finishes in the Freedom 100 and at Iowa
    • Qualified a career-high third at both St. Petersburg and Indianapolis (Freedom 100), and fourth for his hometown race in Toronto
    • Earned the Hi-Tide Boat Lifts Kids On Track Spirit Award, presented to a driver or team that embodies the heart of a champion as they strive to reach their goals.
  • 2016
    • Completed his first Verizon IndyCar Series test in the #27 Andretti Autosport car at Watkins Glen
    • Finished 10th in his rookie Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires season with a best finish of third at the Freedom 100
  • 2015
    • Finished 10th in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with a best finish of second at Iowa Speedway and eight top-10 finishes
    • Claimed the Quarter Master Hard Charger Award at NOLA Motorsports Park and was awarded the Replay XD Move of the Race at Iowa
    • Finished third in the pre-season Cooper Tires Winterfest championship with three top-seven results and a podium of third in the finale at Barber Motorsports Park
    • Earned his Engineering Physics degree from prestigious Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario
  • 2014
    • Finished 10th in his rookie season in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with one podium (third), two top-five and nine top-10 results.
  • 2013
    • Finished 16th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda
    • Claimed best finish of sixth at Mid-Ohio and three additional top-10 finishes
    • Made two starts in the Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with two top-10 finishes at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
    • Completed his Indy Lights debut at Baltimore qualifying eighth and finishing 10th
  • 2012
    • Earned Tilton Hard Charger Award at St. Petersburg, advancing 19 positions
    • Finished 11th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda in his rookie season
    • Posted four top-10 results with a best finish of seventh at Mid-Ohio
  • 2011
    • Finished third in the Ontario Formula Ford Championship
    • Won in Rotax DD2 at the sixth round of the Florida Winter Tour
    • Finished second in points in the Rotax DD2 and Senior Max categories of the Western Canadian Championships
    • Ranked eighth in the Rotax Senior category in Canada by ekartingnews.com's official rankings
    • Tested with Legendary Motorcars Racing in CASCAR at the Cayuga Motor Speedway road course
  • 2010
    • Finished second at the ASN Canada FIA Karting National Championships in the Honda Senior category
    • Finished first in the third round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship at Mont-Tremblant in the Honda Senior category
    • Awarded first in the third round of the Eastern Canadian Karting Championship at Mont-Tremblant in the Honda Senior category
  • 2009
    • Awarded an F2000 test with Andersen Racing for achievements in the Toronto Racing Association of Karters Championship
    • Finished second in points in the Rotax Junior and Junior Honda categories in the Toronto Racing Association of Karters Championship
  • 2008
    • Earned Toronto Kart Club "Rookie of the Year" honors
    • Finished fifth in points in the Toronto Kart Club's Honda Junior category
Andretti Autosport

Based in Indianapolis and led by racing legend Michael Andretti, Andretti Autosport fields multiple entries in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Andretti Autosport also campaigns multiple cars in Indy Lights Presented by Cooper Tires.

The company boasts four Verizon IndyCar Series championships (2004, 2005, 2007 and 2012), two Indy Lights titles (2008 and 2009), one Pro Mazda championship (2013), one USF2000 championship (2010), claimed victory at the 2016 Freedom 100 (Indy Lights) and has won the Indianapolis 500 five times (2005, 2007, 2014, 2016 and 2017).

Michael Andretti competed for 19 years in CART before moving to the Verizon IndyCar Series in 2003. He retired from full-time driving following the 2003 Indianapolis 500 to concentrate on team ownership and drove for the final time in the 2006 Indianapolis 500.

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