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About Me

Atharva Desai: About me

My name is Atharva Desai, a 19-year-old trained professional who has a passion for Motorsport racing and race car engineering. I am an American race car driver with deep roots in my Indian culture and heritage. I have raced in various open-wheel cars in my short career and matured from Go-karts to Formula Cars.

I have proudly worked with professional racing teams which help develop my determined and goal-oriented attitude with a firm resolve to achieve. I am a self-motivated team player who can easily blend and work under any team to win formula races.

My short-term career goal is to be Formula 1 Race Car Driver and proudly win a world championship title. My long-term goal is to establish myself as a subject matter expert in the world of Motorsport and race car engineering.

Birthday : August 2002

Nationality : American

Racing Experience : 10yrs

Heritage : Marathi, Indian

Location : Oxford, UK

College Major : BEng Motorsport Technology

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Racing Experience

Anglesey testing with Arden Motorsports

  • 2-day testing in the GB4 cars at Anglesey raceway.
  • Raced in the rain and dry tracks of Anglesey, drastically improved times, and skills.

Joined YRDA Arden Driver Development Program

  • October 2021: Became an official young development driver for Arden motorsports.
  • Learn practical racing skills and car setup skills.
  • Understood how to feel a car based on its setup and identify problems.

Club-100 Racing Championship (UK) - Whilton Mill Circuit - 09/10/2021

  • This was my first ever race in the United Kingdom.
  • 2 nd place podium in Club100 Lightweight Class (Round 7 at Whilton Mill)

LUCAS OIL Racing School (Florida, USA) Feb - March 2021

  • 6-day program at 2 tracks, PBIR and Sebring divided across 2 months February and March of 2021.
  • Immersive open wheel formula car racing (3 days), Basic Program Lucas Oil Racing School at Palm Beach International Raceway [PBIR].
  • 3-Day Advanced Program Lucas Oil Racing School (Formula - 3 car) at Sebring International Raceway.
  • Logged Fastest lap time in that Batch of 9 other drivers.
  • Successfully completed Racing School program and passed at top of table to get SCCA Full Competition License.
  • Invited to LUCAS OIL Scholarship shootout after proving my skills at PBIR and Sebring (I choose to come to UK for my studies).

Sonoma Raceway (California, USA) (Formula-3 car )

  • 3 day Racing School on Formula-3 cars. Learned and perfected key racing skills such as intentional skidding and catching the car though the corner, carrying minimum speed though different types of corners, perfected REV matching in a 5 speed manual gearbox (without paddles), and efficient threshold braking.
  • Learned how to adeptly understand reading race telemetry and applying it on track Fastest in the Formula 3 group.
  • Attained special provisional SCCA license.

Multiple Formula 4 track-day racing with Momentum Motorsports Team

  • Formula 4 - 3-day testing - at New Jersey Motorsport Park (NJMP) for Momentum Motorsports Team.
  • Track days at NJMP, Virginia International Raceway (VIR), and Autobahn Country Club (Illinois). Driven 1000+ Kilometers in Formula 4 Race Car with multiple Formula 4 teams

Skip Barber Racing School

  • NJMP Skip Barber Racing School: Successfully completed the Skip Barber 3-day racing school.
  • Racing school in 6-speed manual Mustangs.
  • Perfected Clutch control and driving manual transmission.

ROTAX Racing - 2017-Present

  • 1 st place in DD2 class Regionals at NJMP.
  • 1 st place in Regionals shootout and invited to ROTAX Nationals.
  • ROTAX Nationals Stars and Stripes: 3rd place podium in the DD2 Class.
  • United Karting 1 st place position in ROTAX shootout.
  • 2 nd place in ROTAX MAX competition (15/10/2021)
  • 1 st place in Milton Keens Daytona Raceway ROTAX MAX competition

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