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Askew

Oliver Askew

#3 Cape Motorsports

 

Birthdate: December 12, 1996
Hometown: Jupiter, Florida
Residence: Jupiter, Florida
Website: OliverAskew.com
Twitter: @Oliver_Askew
Instagram: @oliveraskew
YouTube: Oliver Askew Racing
Facebook: Oliver Askew Racing
Team Website: CapeMotorsports.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Mazda Motorsports/Mockett & Co/Rising Star Racing

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English, Swedish

Height/weight: 6’3” / 150 lbs.

Education: High school graduate

Current sports played: Karting, basketball

Hobbies: Playing guitar, mountain biking

Racing goal: To become a full-time Verizon IndyCar Series driver

Racing hero: Dan Wheldon

My fitness routine includes: Personal fitness at PitFit Training

The one talent I wish I had: To be able to solve a Rubik’s cube

An interesting note about me: My mom is from Sweden. Racing does not run in the family.

Career results:

2017

  • Won a close battle with Rinus VeeKay for the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda crown, earning his second Mazda Scholarship after winning the Mazda Road to INdy USF2000 $200K Shootout in 2016
  • Earned seven victories, including wins in six of the first seven races, 13 podium finishes and along with eight pole positions in 16 races
  • Set four new track records

2016

  • Won the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca which earned him a ride in the 2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda
  • Was a Team USA Scholarship recipient, finishing second in the Walter Hayes Trophy Grand Final at Silverstone, England
  • Also finished on the podium in two of three races at Brands Hatch
  • Claimed the Florida Winter Tour Championship (Sr. Karting).

2015

  • Earned the U.S. Open Senior MAX Championship
  • Also claimed the European BNL Rotax Challenge Senior MAX Championship
  • Made his car racing debut in the Formula Masters China Series earning four top-10 finishes in six races.

2014

  • Took the Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge Senior MAX Championship
  • Member of Team USA at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Spain

2013

  • Won the Rotax MAX Challenge Senior MAX National Championship
  • Earned the Rotax MAX Challenge Pan-American Senior MAX Championship
  • Took third place in Senior MAX at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in New Orleans

2012

  • Won the Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Challenge Junior championship
  • Member of Team USA at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal

2011

  • Won the Florida Winter Tour Rotax Junior title
  • Represented the United States at the Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in the UAE

2003

  • Began karting at age 7