IN HIS OWN WORDS:
“I’ve followed INDYCAR more and more the past three years on TV. I liked the racing a lot, the fact that INDYCAR is running on ovals, street circuits and on road courses is great. The circuits have less runoff area, not like some tracks that we have in Europe. I really like the pure racing effect that INDYCAR has and I’m really looking forward to it.”
- Third-generation driver whose grandfather was an Austrian rally champion. His uncle Hans Binder competed in Formula 1 and his father competed in the German Formula 3 Trophy.
- Graduate of Wood Technology College Kuchl and works as an engineer for family's lumber company binderholz.
- Speaks German, English and Italian.
- Lists karting and skiing (especially in the beautiful Zillertal) as his hobbies.