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Josh Pierson

Josh Pierson

#16 Exclusive Autosport

 

Birthdate: February 14, 2006
Hometown: Portland, Oregon
Residence: Wilsonville, Oregon
Website: JoshPiersonRacing.com
Instagram: @josh_pierson_racing
Team Website: ExclusiveAutosport.ca

 

Sponsors:

 

Lovation / Stilo

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’4.5” / 109 lbs.

Education: High school freshman

Hobbies: Fishing, snowboarding, and SIM time - especially against fellow racers

Local ties:: My love for racing started as a toddler watching my dad race at PIR (Portland International Raceway) in Portland, Oregon.

Favorite Food: Tacos

Best meal I can cook by myself: Breakfast, specifically scrambled eggs, toast, and bacon or lunch/dinner a bean dip casserole

Pet peeve: People jamming their bags next to my helmet bag in the overhead bins on airplanes

An interesting note about me: I started racing go-karts at age two and a half

Racing goal: To drive in the NTT INDYCAR SERIEs and be a professional race car driver

Racing heroes: Ayrton Senna and Charles Leclerc

Career results:

2019

  • Competed with Team USA at the Rotax Grand Finals in Italy
  • Earned the Rotax Grand Nationals Championship (Utah), the IKF Grand Nationals Championship (in both KA100 JR and LO206 JR), the CalSpeed Karting LA Championship (for both KA100 JR and X30 JR) and the Pro-kart Championship (for both KA100 JR and X30 JR
  • Finished third in the SKUSA Pro-Tour in X30 JR

2018

  • Earned the CANAM Karting Challenge Champion in X30 JR and vice-championship in LO206 JR

2017

  • Competed with Team USA at the Rotax Grand Finals in Portugal in Mini Max (qualified P2)
  • Earned the Rotax mini-max Grand Nationals Championship (New Jersey), the CANAM Karting Challenge Championship (in Mini-Swift and LO206 JR) and the San Zaru Games Karting Championship in Mini-Swift (Sonoma)

2016

  • Earned the Florida Winter Tour Micro Max Championship
  • Finished second in the US Open Place (New Orleans) in Micro Max 
  • Finished third in the US Open Micro Max (Utah) and in the Rotax Grand Nationals (Sonoma)

2015

  • Won the CANAM Karting Challenge Championship in Micro Max
  • Finished second in the US Open Micro Max (Colorado) and in the Rotax Challenge of the America’s Micro Max
  • Finished third in the US Open Micro Max (Las Vegas)

2014

  • Won the CANAM Karting Challenge Championship in Micro Max
  • Finished second in the Rotax US Grand Nationals Micro Max (Utah)