2016 Micro MAX Team USA Members

Diego LaRoque Phoenix, Arizona

Rotax Micro MAX

  • Age: 10
  • Qualified: US Open
  • Years Racing Rotax: 4
  • Career Highlights: United States Rotax Micro MAX Grand Nationals Champion (2016), Challenge of the Americas Rotax Micro MAX Champion (2015), US Open Rotax Micro MAX Champion (2015), Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Micro MAX Invitational (2013), 5 time Bondurant RMC Micro MAX Champion
Competing in his first Grand Finals

James Egozi Miami, Florida

Rotax Micro MAX

  • Age: 8
  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals Vice-Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 2
  • Career Highlights: United States Rotax Micro MAX Grand Nationals Vice-Champion (2016), Florida Winter Tour Rotax Micro MAX 3rd Place Overall (2016), South Florida Micro MAX Novice Champion (2014)
Competing in his first Grand Finals

2016 Mini MAX Team USA Members

Arias Deukmedjian Orlando, Florida

Rotax Mini MAX

  • Age: 11
  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals
  • Years Racing Rotax: 4
  • Career Highlights: United States Rotax Mini MAX Grand Nationals 3rd Place (2016), United States Rotax Mini MAX Grand Nationals Vice-Champion (2015), Florida Winter Tour Race Winner (2014)
Competing in his first Grand Finals

Luca Mars Sewickley, Pennsylvania

Rotax Mini MAX

  • Age: 10
  • Qualified: US Open
  • Years Racing Rotax: 1
  • Career Highlights:
Competing in his first Grand Finals

Ashton Torgerson Central Point, Oregon

Rotax Mini MAX

  • Age: 10
  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals Vice-Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 4
  • Career Highlights: United States Rotax Mini MAX Grand Nationals Vice-Champion (2016), Challenge of Americas Rotax Micro MAX Champion (2016), United States Rotax Micro MAX Grand Nationals Vice-Champion (2015), So Cal Challenge Rotax Micro MAX Champion (2015)
Competing in his first Grand Finals

2016 Junior MAX Team USA Members

Nicholas Brueckner Hockley, Texas

Rotax Junior MAX

  • Age: 15
  • Qualified: Challenge of the Americas Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 6
  • Career Highlights: Challenge of the Americas Rotax Junior MAX Champion (2016), Florida Winter Tour Rotax Junior MAX Vice-Champion (2016), Challenge of the Americas Rotax Junior MAX Vice-Champion (2015), Florida Winter Tour Rotax Mini MAX Champion (2013), Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Invitational at NOLA (2013), United States Rotax Micro MAX National Champion (2012)
Competing in his first Grand Finals

Michael d'Orlando Hartsdale, New York

Rotax Junior MAX

  • Age: 14
  • Qualified: Florida Winter Tour Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 7
  • Career Highlights: United States Rotax Junior MAX Vice-Champion (2016), Florida Winter Tour Rotax Junior Champion (2016), United States Rotax Mini MAX Vice-Champion (2014), Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Micro & Mini Invitational (2013), United States Rotax Mini MAX National Champion (2013)
Competing in his first Grand Finals

Mathias Ramirez Bradenton, Florida

Rotax Junior MAX

  • Age: 14
  • Qualified: US Open
  • Years Racing Rotax: 8
  • Career Highlights: Rotax Junior FWT Vice-Champion (2015), Pole position for Rotax Mini MAX Pan American Final (2013), 3rd Place Overall FWT Rotax Mini MAX Championship (2013), 7th Place Overall Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Mini MAX Invitational (2013)
Competing in his second Grand Finals (2015)

Dylan Tavella Massapequa, New York

Rotax Junior MAX

  • Age: 14
  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 9
  • Career Highlights: 3 Time United States Rotax Grand Nationals Champion - Micro MAX (2013), Mini MAX (2014), & Junior MAX (2016), Challenge of the Americas Rotax Mini MAX Champion (2014), 2 Time Pan American Champion - Micro MAX (2013) & Mini MAX (2014), Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals Micro MAX Invitational Champion (2013)
Competing in his first Grand Finals

2016 Senior MAX Team USA Members

Christian Brooks Santa Clarita, California

Rotax Senior MAX

  • Age: 15
  • Qualified: Challenge of the Americas Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 5
  • Career Highlights: Rotax Challenge of the Americas Champion (2016), Rotax Challenge of the Americas Vice-Champion (2015), MAXSpeed/Mazda Road to Indy Finalist F2000 Test (2014), Top-Five Finish US Rotax Grand Nationals (2014), Rotax Challenge of the Americas Vice-Champion (2014), SuperNationals Rotax Junior Podium Finish (2013), Gatorz Challenge of the Americas Mini MAX Champion (2012), US Rotax Mini MAX National Champion (2011)
Competing in his third Grand Finals (2014, 2015)

Jake Craig Mission Viejo, California

Rotax Senior MAX

  • Age: 18
  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 7
  • Career Highlights: US Rotax National Champion (2016, 2014)
Competing in his fourth Grand Finals (2011, 2013, 2014, 2015)

2016 DD2 Team USA Members

Dev Gore Atlanta, Georgia

Rotax MAX DD2

  • Age: 19
  • Qualified: US Open
  • Years Racing Rotax: 4
  • Career Highlights: United States Grand Nationals Rotax DD2 MAX Champion (2016), Florida Winter Tour Rotax DD2 MAX 4th Place Points (2016)
Competing in his first Grand Finals

Christian Munoz Miami, Florida

Rotax MAX DD2

  • Age: 17
  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals Vice-Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 5
  • Career Highlights: United States Rotax DD2 MAX Grand Nationals Vice-Champion (2016)
Competing in his second Grand Finals (2013)

2016 DD2 Masters Team USA Members

Mike Jones Union Valley, Texas

Rotax MAX DD2 Masters

  • Qualified: Rotax Challenge of the Americas Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 15
  • Career Highlights: Rotax Challenge of the Americas DD2 Masters Champion (2016), United States Rotax DD2 Masters Grand Nationals Champion (2014)
Competing in his fourth Grand Finals (2012, 2013, 2014)

Nathan Mauel Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Rotax MAX DD2 Masters

  • Qualified: US Open
  • Years Racing Rotax: 15
  • Career Highlights: Seven-time Rotax Worlds Finalist
Competing in his seventh Grand Finals (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2015)

Billy Cleavelin Shell Beach, California

Rotax MAX DD2 Masters

  • Qualified: US Open
  • Years Racing Rotax: 2
  • Career Highlights: US Open Rotax Masters MAX Vice-Champion (2015), 45 Year Karting Veteran with Numerous National Karting Titles
Competing in his first Grand Finals

Derek Wang Seattle, Washington

Rotax MAX DD2 Masters

  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 10
  • Career Highlights: Rotax National Masters MAX Champion (2016), US Open Masters MAX Champion (2015), Rotax Can-Am DD2 MAX Masters Champion (2014), Rotax Can-Am DD2 MAX Masters Champion (2013), FWT MAX Masters Champion (2012), Rotax National DD2 MAX Vice-Champion (2011), Pan American Champion (2010)
Competing in his sixth Grand Finals (2010 & 2011 - DD2, 2013, 2014 & 2015 - DD2 Masters)

Luis Schiavo Miami, Florida

Rotax MAX DD2 Masters

  • Qualified: US Grand Nationals Vice-Champion
  • Years Racing Rotax: 13
  • Career Highlights: Rotax National DD2 MAX Masters Vice-Champion (2016), Rotax National DD2 MAX Masters Champion (2015), Florida Winter Tour DD2 MAX Masters Vice-Champion (2015), Pan American DD2 MAX Masters Champion (2014), Florida Winter Tour Rotax MAX Masters Champion (2014), Florida Winter Tour DD2 Masters MAX Champion (2014), Pro Star Mazda North American Champion (2003), Champ Car Atlantic driver & test driver
Competing in his fourth Grand Finals (2010 - DD2, 2014 & 2015 - DD2 Masters)