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Dobson

Ava Dobson (R)

#5 Jay Howard Driver Development

 

Birthdate: June 9, 2009
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Residence: Franklin, Wisconsin
Instagram: @avadobson21
Facebook: Ava Dobson Racing 


 

Sponsors:

 

Millenium Technologies / Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center / Rumble Boxing / Positive Beverage / LHP Analytics




Nationality: Greek American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’3” / 117 lbs.

Education: Sophomore at Franklin High School

Hobbies: Practicing on my race simulator, boxing classes, learning chemistry, watching race events (especially NASCAR), and practicing with my shifter kart

Race Track Ties: We live an hour away from Road America, plus I used to race at their kart track

Charity work: Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center

Favorite sports to watch: Racing (Arrow McLaren)

Best meal I can cook by myself: Pasta with a red sauce

Talent I wish I had: I wish I knew more about fixing cars

Bucket list: Travel to Costa Rica to see the monkeys, travel to Greece, and race in the Indy 500

The one person I would most like to meet and why: David Goggins -- he is inspirational and discusses how obsession is the key to success

Racing goal: To race in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES

Racing hero: Pato O'Ward

Interesting notes about me: The year before I started racing cars my dog passed away of cancer. Ironically, I got sponsored by Colorado State University Animal Cancer Center.

Career results:

2024

  • Competed in the YACademy Winter Series for USF Juniors with a best finish of fifth at Sebring International Raceway

2023

  • Contested 12 of the 18 races that comprised the F4 United States Championship powered by Honda
  • Made USF Juniors Presented by Cooper Tires debut at Road America
  • Made USF2000 Presented by Cooper Tires debut in the final round at Portland International Raceway
  • Participated in the YACademy Winter Series in F4

2020-2022

  • Competed at the Junior kart racing level including World Karting Association, USPKS, SKUSA, ROK Cup and Route 66 Sprint Series events
  • Claimed multiple wins and podiums at Route 66

2018-2019

  • Competed in various kart series events including World Karting Association, USPKS, SKUSA, ROK Cup and Route 66 Sprint Series… claimed multiple wins and podiums at Route 66