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Vergara

Joao Vergara (R)

#90 Exclusive Autosport

 

Birthdate: May 28, 2007
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Residence: Miami, Florida
Instagram: vergara.racing


 

Sponsors:

 

Care Code / Telemetry Capital/Second Wave Consulting / Easy Carros / SaltKaramel




Nationality: Brazilian

Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish

Height/weight: 5’11” / 147 lbs.

Education: High school student in 11th Grade

Hobbies: Tennis, wake surfing, soccer, working out, Jiu-Jitsu

Charity work: Just Love Foundation/Hope Box Club

Favorite sports to watch: Soccer (Sao Paulo and Real Madrid), MMA (fighters not teams) Charles Oliveira, Alexandre Pantoja, Alex Perreira, Max Holloway and NFL (Broncos and Dolphins)

Best meal I can cook by myself: Brazilian barbecue and I can also cook creme brulee for dessert

Talent I wish I had: Playing the  guitar

Bucket list: Become a Black Belt in Jiu-jitsu, fly in a fighter jet, own a McLaren Senna

The one person I would most have liked to meet and why: Ayrton Senna because he was the best of all time

Racing goal: Become a successful driver – win the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, win the Indy 500, win the 24 Hours of Daytona, with the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Racing hero: Ozz Negri (my uncle)

Interesting notes about me: In 2019, I won the South American wake surf championship in the junior division

Career results:

2024

  • Finished fifth in the YACademy Winter Series for USF Juniors with one podium finish

2023

  • Lucas Oil Formula Car Series Scholarship Shootout winner
  • Vice champion of the Lucas Oil Formula Car Series with five race wins and nine additional podium finishes

2022

  • First year racing cars

2021

  • First year of karting in the U.S., finishing sixth in Rok Vegas

2020

  • Winner of the Copa Sao Paulo Championship in Junior Max Rookie

2019

  • Finished third in Mini Max in the Copa Sao Paulo Championship

2018

  • First full year of karting in Brazil.