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Joey Brienza II (R)

#91 Exclusive Autosport

 

Birthdate: September 9, 2004
Hometown: Denver, Colorado
Residence: Golden, Colorado
Twitter: @JoeyBrienza
Instagram: @JoeyBrienza
YouTube: Joey Brienza Racing
Facebook: Joey Brienza Racing
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Team Website: exclusiveautosport.com

 

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Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’9” / 145 lbs.

Education: Holy Family High School, Grade 11

Hobbies: Working out, golf, football, surfing and hockey.

Charity work: I support several charities. My grandmother was a very charitable person, and when she passed I wanted to carry on her legacy by donating to charities she supported. The biggest charity she supported was the St. Jude Children's Hospital.

Favorite sports to watch: Football (Denver Broncos), basketball (Denver Nuggets), hockey (Denver Avalanche) and baseball (Colorado Rockies)

Best meal I can cook by myself: Teriyaki glazed salmon over rice

Talent I wish I had: Play the guitar

Bucket list: Go skydiving and visit Bora Bora

The one person I would most like to meet and why: Jimmie Johnson because he was my idol and hero growing up, and he is one of the main reasons I got into racing.

Racing goal: Become a multi-time NTT INDYCAR SERIES champion, and win the Indy 500

Interesting notes about me: I have a 4.2+ GPA and have lived in Italy.

Career results:

2021

  • Finished third in the FRP F1600 Championship Series with four wins, two poles and 13 podium finishes in first season of car racing

2020

  • Won the SKUSA California ProKart Championship in X30 Senior
  • Won a KA-100 Senior race in the California Pro Kart Championship at Santa Maria
  • Finished second in KA-100 Senior at Rok Fest West
  • Finished second in the California Rok Championship

2019

  • LA Kart Club Vice Champion in X30 Senior
  • LAKC Round 2 race winner
  • Finished second in the Stars and Stripes Trophy in Tooele, Utah, winning a ticket to the Rotax International Trophy in Le Mans, France

2018

  • Podium finisher at the ADAC Karting Championship in Kerpen, Germany
  • Competed with Ward Racing in Europe in OK-Junior karting

2017

  • Transitioned to X30 Junior and gained two podium finishes in the California Pro Kart Championship
  • Competed in X30 Junior at the IAME International Finals

2014-2016

  • Began karting in October 2014 at age 10
  • Scored win in 2015 in the Colorado-based Rockies series
  • Competed nationally in Mini Swift/Max.