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USF Castro

Andre Castro (R)

#219Legacy/Marotti Autosport

 

Birthdate: January 6, 1999
Hometown: New York, New York
Residence: New York, New York
Website: andrecastroracing.com
Twitter: @acastroracing
Facebook: Andre Castro Racing
YouTube: AndreCastroRacing
Instagram: @andrecastroracing

 

Sponsors:

 

Metalloid / Marotti Autosport

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English and Spanish

Height/weight: 5’10” / 140 lbs.

Education: University of Chicago BA in Economics w/ Specialization in Business

Hobbies: Acting, singing, sim racing

Favorite sports to play: Racing and able tennis

Favorite food: Mexican food and New York pizza

Guilty food pleasure: Fried Oreo

Best meal I can cook by myself: Sirloin steak with potatoes and oven-cooked broccoli

My fitness routine includes: Working out at SportsLab NYC

The one talent I wish I had: Being able to be a great dancer

An interesting note about me: I sang at Carnegie Hall three times!

Racing goal: To become a paid professional racing driver

Racing hero: I don't really have heroes, but if I had to choose, I would say Fernando Alonso or Kyle Busch

Career results:

2020

  • Ran a partial campaign in the NASCAR Whelen EuroNASCAR2 Series with a best finish of fourth at Circuit Zolder (Belgium)

2019

  • Competed in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Elite 2 category, claiming four podium finishes, one pole position and two Rookie Trophy wins

2018

  • Selected as part of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Drivers Recruitment Program

2017

  • Competed in two Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship weekends

2016

  • Earned three wins, six poles and 10 podium finishes in the Skip Barber Formula Championship Series
  • Scored three podium finishes in the Formula Tour 1600 Championship finale, his first races in a car
  • Was named one of the top six finalists for the Team USA Scholarship 

2015

  • Finished third in the Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout

2006-2014

  • Raced karts in regional and national events