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Martins

Rafael Martins

#80 Team Pelfrey

 

Birthdate: February 10, 1999
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Residence: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Instagram: @rafamartins_21
Team Website: PelfreyPower.com

 

Sponsors:

 

Applebee’s and Gap Guard

Nationality: Brazilian

Languages spoken: Portuguese, English

Height/weight: 5’8” / 144 lbs.

Education: College

Current sports played: Squash

Hobbies: Skiing, simulator work, everything that has an engine, watching Formula 1 and IndyCar

Racing goal: To become a professional race car driver

Racing hero: I don’t have a hero – I admire hard work

My fitness routine includes: Gym, aerobics and karting

Any pre-race rituals or superstitions: Warm up and try to remember a good memory

The one talent I wish I had: I wish I could be good at drawing

An interesting note about me: I drove a small electrical car when I was 9 months old

Career results:

2016

  • Earned eight rookie podiums and four rookie victories in British Formula 4

2015

  • Earned eight rookie podiums and four rookie victories in British Formula 4

2014

  • Finished third in the Brazilian National Karting Championship

2013

  • Won the FIA Federation Cup championship
  • Finished second in the Copa Brasil de Kart Junior championship

2012

  • Made his Junior karting debut

2011

  • Earned the RBC Cup championship
  • Finished second in the South American Karting championship

2010

  • Finished third in the Florida Winter Tour
  • Won the South Brazilian karting championship
  • Finished fourth in the South American karting championship