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Spike Kohlbecker

Spike Kohlbecker

#33 Turn 3 Motorsport

 

Birthdate: December 13, 2002
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Residence: St. Louis, Missouri
Website: spikekohlbeckerracing.com 
Twitter: @RacingSpike
Facebook: Spike Kohlbecker Racing
YouTube: Spike Kohlbecker
Instagram: @spikekohlbeckerracing

 

Sponsors:

 

tierpoint, KhS, Rsolution, True Title Company, Fort Family Foundation, Central Institute for Human Performance, Lake Charles Park, Cfx, Clark & Carol Amos, Team Schuster, Alvear Crowdfund Ventures, Gar & Elise Lippincott, PSL, Messmercares, Margay Racing, Cross O Meats

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’11” / 155 lbs.

Education: Currently in Gap Year between High School and starting college at Boise State University

Hobbies: Drones, Airsoft, VR, taking my dog Daisy to the park – and all things that go fast

Favorite sports to watch: St. Louis Blues hockey team

Charity work: I work with Raceway Gives – the charitable arm of Worldwide Technology Raceway, and Easter Seals – Fund Raiser for Autism

Talent I wish I had:  I can juggle 3 balls but I really like to be able to juggle 4 balls. 

Favorite food:  Pork steaks from Cross O Meats

Driver training:  Training with Central Institute for Human Performance [CIHP] – which includes physical & mental training plus nutrition.

Song that must be on my playlist:  Bohemian Rhapsody 

Racing goal: Becoming a better person through racing experiences both on and off track.

Racing hero(s): My grandpa and grandma. They bought me my first go kart and have always been my biggest cheerleaders. 

Career results:

2021

  • Finished seventh in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship with one podium and 13 top 10s
  • Captured Rookie of the Year honors   

2020

  • Finished third in the F4 United States Championship powered by Honda with two wins, six additional podium finishes and three pole positions
  • Competed in the Castrol Toyota Racing Series in New Zealand, scoring a best finish of fifth and earning the “Most Improved Driver” award

2019

  • Finished second in the Avon Tyres UK National Championship with three wins and eight additional podium finishes
  • Finished seventh in the New Zealand Formula 1600 Championship (despite missing the first three races) with four podium finishes and nine top-fives in 12 races 

2018

  • Finished third in the Canadian F1600 Super Series with a win and four additional podium finishes
  • Finished third in the (Canadian) Toyo Tires F1600 Championship with two wins
  • Finished seventh in the Canadian Formula Tour 1600 despite competing in only eight of the 17 races

2017

  • Completed the Bob Bondurant School of Racing Four-day High Performance Driving School and the Lucas Oil School of Racing Advanced Lapping School
  • Made car racing debut with the Lucas Oil School of Racing at NOLA Motorsports Park (LA), qualifying second and finishing fifth

2005-2016

  • Factory kart driver for Margay Racing