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Jonathan Kotyk is a young racing driver who has been competing in karts on a national and international level for years. He drives for teams including Ocala Gran Prix and Top Kart USA. This year he made the jump to F1600 Pro series and SCCA Majors representing Team Pelfrey and Gap Guard. Jonathan was selected as a team USA Scholarship recipient allowing him to compete in England at the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch and in the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone. With the support of Mazda, Honda, Safeisfast, Mockett, and Cooper Tires he is on his way. He’s tested a USF 2000 car before heading to Phoenix for the Mazda Road to Indy on a $200,000 scholarship. His goal is to race in the Verizon Indycar Series.
Work hard; play hard.
CAREER & LIFE CHALLENGES
Getting a 4 year degree in Marketing, knowing that racing was going to be a career was difficult. I chose Marketing for my coursework because I thought it would help me get more sponsors for racing because I could bring more to the table than other drivers.
FIRST SPECIAL VEHICLE
The USF2000 Car
BEST AUTOMOTIVE ADVICE
Don’t pass on the outside!
PARTING WORDS OF ADVICE
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