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David Malukas
David  Malukas
HMD Motorsports
79 USA
Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires
David Malukas
rank
6
Career stats
Road To Indy
Total Poles
4
Race Wins
3
Birthday
Sep 27, 2001
Hometown
Chicago, IL
Residence
Chicago, IL

HOBBIES: Mountain/trail-biking, video games and cooking. I also watch a lot of The Orville and Game of Thrones.

LOCAL RACE TRACK TIES: My dad used to race at Road America

RACING GOAL: To race in the NTT IndyCar Series or Formula 1

RACING HERO: Michael Schumacher

ONE PERSON I WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Elon Musk

FITNESS: Light weight training and lots of running, mountain-biking and other cardio-based workouts

FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH: UFC and NHL hockey; favorite team is Chicago Blackhawks

FAVORITE SPORTS TO PLAY: Jiu-Jitsu, mountain/trail-biking and boxing

TALENT I WISH I HAD: Snowboarding

FAVORITE PLACES TO VISIT: Starbucks, New York, Downtown Chicago and Miami

BUCKET LIST ITEMS: Skydiving, bungee-jumping, own a Tesla Roadster, go into space, and visit Bora Bora

PET PEEVES OR FEARS: Spiders, deep water and loud chewing

INTERESTING NOTE: I used to play soccer, football, wrestling, Muay Thai, Jiu-Jitsu and skiing before I started racing.

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
2019 Indy Lights 18 0 0 8 17 0 15
2018 Indy Pro 2000 16 3 3 8 14 69 11
2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 9 0 1 2 5 4 7

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
May 12, 2017 (Indianapolis RC)
First Pole
June 23, 2017 (Road America)

David's Road To Indy

  • 2018
    • Finished fourth in his rookie Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires season, with three victories and three pole positions.
    • Set two new series track records.
  • 2017
    • Finished 10th in his rookie Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season, despite contesting only nine of the 14 races
    • Scored a pole and a season-high second-place finish in his second series weekend at Road America
    • Earned a Tilton Hard Charger Award at Mid-Ohio
    • Competed in the Formula 4 ADAC series in Germany with a best finish of fifth at Oschersleben
  • 2016
    • Won the X30 Junior Europa (karting) Championship
    • Competed in the FIA-CIK European Championship in OK Junior, and in the World Championship in OK
    • Finished ninth in the Florida Winter Tour in Rotax Senior.
  • 2015
    • Won the X30 Junior IAME (karting) International Final
    • Finished fourth in the Florida Winter Tour in Junior ROK
    • Finished fourth in the Rotax Grand Nationals USA in Junior Max
    • Finished fourth in the SKUSA Super Nationals TaG Junior
  • 2014
    • Won the SKUSA TaG Junior Championship, the Florida Winter Tour TaG Junior Championship, the USPKS Pro Leopard Junior Championship and finished second in the SKUSA SuperNationals TaG Junior class.
  • 2013
    • Won the Rotax Grand Finals Mini Max Championship and the Rotax Summer Shootout Mini Max title
    • Earned 10 victories in the WKA National Finals
    • Earned four USPKS Finals wins.