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Ely Navarro (R)

#1 DEForce Racing


Birthdate: August 4, 2004
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
Residence: Fishers, Indiana
Website: elymotorsports.com
Twitter: @elynavarro_1
Facebook: Ely Navarro
YouTube: Ely Navarro Racing
Instagram: @elynavarro_1




Lucas Oil School of Racing

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’3” / 125 lbs.

Education: 11th Grade 

Hobbies: Karting, working out, sim racing and spending time with my family and girlfriend

Favorite sports to watch: MMA

Interesting note about me: I  can sleep through any morning wakeup alarm, no matter how loud

Favorite food: Sushi - spicy tuna roll

Guilty food pleasure: Chocolate, anything with chocolate!

Racing goal: Formula One and INDYCAR

Racing heroes: My mother and father 

Career results:


  • Won the Lucas Oil Formula Car Series championship with six wins and seven second-place finishes (including finishing either first or second in each of the last nine races)
  • Named as a finalist for the Team USA Scholarship
  • Won the KA Senior Karting Championship at New Castle Motorsports Park (NCMP) in Indiana
  • Finished second in the X30 Senior category


  • Won the Lucas Oil School of Racing Scholarship Shootout Presented by Cooper Tires
  • Won the Kart Racers of America Yamaha Junior Championship at NCMP... won
  • Won the SKUSA Great Lakes Championship
  • Won the Driven to Save Lives Yamaha Senior Championship at Whiteland Raceway Park (IN)
  • Ffinished second in the USAC Battle at the Brickyard 


  • Began karting at South Bend, IN, and earned Rookie of the Year honors
  • Moved on to compete at New Castle Motorsports Park, finishing fourth in his first season (2017) and claiming his first championship in 2018