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Evagoras Papasavvas (R)

#9 Jay Howard Driver Development


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




CSU | One Cure / Lucas Oil / LHP / Epsilon Investments / Ares Elite Sports Vision / GutsWear Racing / Tiger Natural Gas / BodyWise

Nationality: American / Cyprian

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’5” / 124 lbs.

Education: Eighth Grade

Hobbies: Airplanes, sim racing and boxing

Favorite sports to play:  Soccer, football and basketball 

Favorite sports to watch: Seattle Seahawks football

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

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

Racing goal: To be the NTT INDYCAR SERIES Champion

Racing hero: Fernando Alonso

Career results:


  • 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


  • 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)


  • 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


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


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


  • Completed first karting practice/testing program