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bijoy-garg

Bijoy Garg (R)

#7 DEForce Racing

 

Birthdate: July 15, 2002
Hometown: Stanford, California
Residence: Atherton, California
Website: BijoyGarg.com
Twitter: @bijoygarg
Facebook: Bijoy Garg Racing
Instagram: @bijoygarg06
Team Website: DeForceRacing.com

 

Sponsors:

 

DEForce Racing

Nationality: American

Languages spoken: English

Height/weight: 5’8” / 145 lbs.

Hobbies: Skiing, biking and video games

Favorite sports to watch/favorite team(s): Golden State Warriors in the NBA / 49ers in the NFL

Favorite sports to play:  Soccer, tennis, and downhill skiing

Guilty food pleasure: Pizza

Best meal I can cook by myself: Pasta from scratch

Talent I wish I had: Playing any kind of musical instrument

Interesting note about me: I didn’t start racing until I was 13

Racing goal: To become NTT INDYCAR SERIES or F1 champion

Racing hero: Ayrton Senna

Career results:

2023

  • Claimed pole position and a third-place finish on his sports car debut in the opening round of the IMSA VP Racing SportsCar Challenge at Daytona International Raceway

2022

  • Finished ninth in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season, despite missing the final race weekend
  • Claimed his first two podium finishes -- third place on the Streets of St. Petersburg and second (with fastest race lap) at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park
  • Contested the final two rounds of the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires at World Wide Technology Raceway and Portland International Raceway

2021

  • Contested his first full Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship season, with a season-high finish of sixth at Mid-Ohio

2020

  • Competed in 11 (out of 17) rounds of the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship, claiming a pair of top-10 finishes
  • Competed in the first nine rounds of the F4 United States Championship powered by Honda, claiming one top-five and two additional top-10finishes

2019

  • Earned two fourth-place finishes in his race car debut in the F4 Western Championship
  • Finished fifth in X30 Senior /KA100 Senior in the SKUSA Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix
  • Earned two wins in three races at ROK Sonoma in Senior ROK
  • Earned a pole, a fastest lap and a fifth-place overall finish in ROK Challenge of the Americas 

2018

  • Won the ROK Sonoma Senior ROK Championship with four wins and podium finishes in all races
  • Earned a race win and two podiums in Senior ROK at the ROK Challenge of the Americas, and one podium in Junior ROK
  • Finished 22nd out of 78 drivers in X30 Senior at the SKUSA ProTour SummerNats

2017

  • Finished fourth in X30 Junior at the SKUSA Streets of Lancaster Grand Prix
  • Earned three podiums in Junior ROK at the ROK Sonoma
  • Captured two top-10 finishes at the Rotax Challenge of the Americas
  • Competed in the SKUSA ProTour SpringNats

2016

  • Finished sixth overall at the Sanzaru Games Karting Championship in Junior Rotax with one win 

2015

  • Began karting