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Papasavvas

Evagoras Papasavvas

#6 Jay Howard Driver Development

 

Birthdate: December 25, 2007
Hometown: Kirkland, Washington
Residence: Loveland, Ohio
Website: evagorasracing.com
Twitter: @evagoras71
Instagram: @evagoras71
Facebook: evagoras71

 

Sponsors:

 

Ares Elite Sports Vision / D1 Training / RP Diamond / Mavrommatis Parts /Attikouris Enterprises / Epsilon Investments LLC / BodyWise / Tiger Natural Gas



Nationality: American / Cypriot

Languages spoken: English / Greek

Height/weight: 5’7” / 155 lbs.

Education: Currently in 10th grade

Hobbies: Aviation, sim racing and basketball

Favorite sports to play:  Soccer, football and basketball 

Favorite sports to watch: Football (Bengals and Seattle Seahawks), Baseball (Cincinnati Reds), and all things racing

Local ties:  I was born 170 miles from Portland, near Seattle. I now live two hours from Indianapolis, and Mid-Ohio is my home state race

Guilty food pleasure: Milk Duds and Oreos

An interesting note about me: I used to play the guitar before I did full-time racing

Racing goal: Striving for excellence in driving

Racing hero: Christian Rasmussen and Fernando Alonso

Career results:

2023

  • Finished fourth in USF2000 Presented by Cooper Tires with a win at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, six podium finishes and two poles
  • Ranked sixth in laps led on the season, fourth in races led at three and fifth in laps completed at 359 out of a possible 382
  • Tied for first in top-10 finishes at 16

2022

  • Contested a partial season in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, highlighted by a pair of top-10 qualifying performances on the streets of Toronto

2021

  • Accepted in the Jay Howard Driver Development Academy and completed their USF2000 Testing Program
  • Participated in various one-off karting races, including the SKUSA Winter Series, USPKS, STARS, and the ProAM Championships, earning three wins, several podiums and pole positions

2020

  • Earned the STARS Championship Series – MiniSwift title and the ProAm Karting Championship – MiniSwift title, with a combined seven wins, seven podiums and seven poles
  • Earned top 10 finishes in the ROK The Rio Championship (KA Junior Class) and the United States Pro Kart Series Final Rankings (Mini Swift Class)

2019

  • Captured the Karting Racers of America Championship – Yamaha KT100 Sportsman Class and named Junior Driver of the Year, with six wins, 14 podiums and 7 poles

2018

  • Finished third in the Karting Racers of America Championship – Yamaha KT100 Sportsman Class with two race wins and 16 podiums

2017

  • Finished sixth in the Ohio Valley Karting Association Championship – LO206 Sportsman Class with two podiums and eight top five finishes

2016

  • Completed first karting practice/testing program