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Simon Sikes

#22 Pabst Racing


Birthdate: December 7, 2000
Hometown: Athens, Georgia 
Residence: Augusta, Georgia
Website: group6gear.com
Twitter: @simonsikes
Facebook: Simon Sikes Racing
Instagram: @simon.sikes




Group6 Gear.com

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’9” / 145 lbs.

Education: Student at Augusta University

Hobbies: Running (800m Track and Field), chess and iRacing with my racing friends

Favorite sports to play: Racing, track and field, football, soccer

Interesting note about me: I can recite pi to 75 digits, and I run a small business selling custom fit chest and rib protectors for karting called Group6 (group6gear.com)

Favorite food: Burritos 

Guilty food pleasure: Chocolate

Best meal I can cook by myself: Pasta 

Racing goal: Win an INDYCAR Championship and the Indy 500

Racing hero: Josef Newgarden 

Career results:


  • Finished 14th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship despite contesting only eight of 18 races
  • Claimed three top-five finishes and eight top-10s
  • Finished third at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs in Formula Continental


  • Earned four straight mid-season podiums to finish 13th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship despite contesting only 10 of 18 races
  • Earned three wins in three F1600 Championship races
  • Won the SCCA National Championship Runoffs in the Formula Continental class and finished second in the Formula F class


  • Won the FRP F1600 Championship with nine race wins, five additional podium finishes and three pole positions from the six weekends
  • Won the SCCA Formula F National Championship Runoffs at Road America
  • Finished second in the SCCA Formula Continental National Championship Runoffs
  • Competed in eight Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races with a best finish of fourth at Mid-Ohio after leading three laps
  • Team USA Scholarship winner


  • Competed in one FRP F1600 Championship weekend, claiming two wins, a fifth-place finish and one fastest race lap


  • Finished fifth in the FRP F2000 Championship with one win and seven additional top-five finishes
  • Team USA Scholarship nominee


  • Won the Skip Barber Winter Series Championship… Team USA Scholarship Nominee


  • Finished third in the Skip Barber Championship Series and named Rookie of the Year


  • Placed fourth in the Skip Barber Karts to Cars Scholarship Shootout


  • Began karting at age 5 at the local level before moving up through the ranks to regional and then national events with many championships and race wins
  • Highlights included finishing second in the 2008 Rotax Max Challenge in the MicroMax division, winning the 2011 Florida Karting Championship in Yamaha Sportsman, and victories in the WKA Man Cup and the USPKS Yamaha Junior D in 2014