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Zack Ping (R)

#97 VRD Racing


Birthdate: May 5, 2005
Hometown:   Gainesville, Georgia
Residence: Buford, Georgia
Twitter: @Zack_Ping97
Facebook: Zack Ping
Instagram: @zack.ping




 Ping Racing / Star Pharmaceuticals

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 6' 0" / 165 lbs.

Education: High school senior

Hobbies: Sim sessions with the boys, going out and hanging with friends, spending time with the family

Favorite sports to watch: Besides racing, basketball (Memphis Grizzlies and Atlanta Hawks), college football (Georgia Bulldogs and Ohio State Buckeyes), and English Premier League soccer (Chelsea and Manchester United)

Favorite sports to play: Lacrosse, golf 

Interesting note about me: I played lacrosse from fifth grade until I started racing three years ago

Training preferences: Sim work and biking

Bucket list items: Visit Japan in the spring and race against my brother (Noah) at the highest level

Favorite food: Grilled chicken

Guilty food pleasure: Skittles

Best meal I can cook by myself: Mac and cheese

Racing goal: Become a champion in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and win the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Racing hero: Michael Schumacher.

Career results:


  • Raced sports cars in the World Racing League, winning the GP1 class national championship with Round 3 Racing
  • Gained some SCCA wins in the Spec Racer and P2 categories


  • Competed in the Radical Cup North America in the 1340 class, claiming numerous podium finishes.