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Ryan Norman (born March 19, 1998 in Aurora, Ohio) is an American racing driver. Norman is a former motocross driver currently competing in the Indy Lights Series.

Ryan Norman
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Norman during qualifying at Portland in 2018
NationalityUnited States American
Born (1998-03-19) March 19, 1998 (age 21)
Aurora, Ohio
Indy Lights career
Current teamAndretti Autosport
Car number48
Previous series
2016
2014-2015
Atlantic Championship
Formula Enterprises
Skip Barber Winter Series
Championship titles
2016Formula Atlantic Champion

CareerEdit

Norman started in motocross when he obtained an AMA at the age of twelve. When turning sixteen Norman's father invited Ryan for a three-day course at the Skip Barber Racing School.[1] Norman joined the Skip Barber Winter Series for the first two rounds of the championship. In November 2015 the Ohio native finished seventh in his debut race, at Road Atlanta.

With driving coach Franklin Futrelle Norman joined the SCCA Formula Enterprises class in 2015. In his debut season Norman won the second race at Sebring International Raceway in the U.S. Majors Tour Southeastern Conference. After winning more races at Road Atlanta and Virginia International Raceway securing the second place in the championship.[2] Comprent Motorsports driver Norman finished second at the prestigious June Sprints, behind multiple class champion Scott Rettich.[3] Norman again finished second to Rettich at the prestigious SCCA National Championship Runoffs at Daytona International Speedway.[4] At the end of the season Norman made his debut in a Formula Atlantic Swift 016.a. racing in the Historic Sportscar Racing organisation. At Sebring, the racing driver won his class.[5]

For the 2016 season Norman stepped up to the Atlantic Championship joining K-Hill Motorsports coached by former ChampCar driver Tõnis Kasemets. Norman won both exhibition events at Palm Beach and Sebring.

Norman raced with the SVRA organisation at selected events. At Mid-Ohio Norman made his debut in a 2007 Dallara Indy Lights racing car winning the race.[6]

For 2017 Norman stepped up to the Indy Lights Championship driving for Andretti Autosport. After driving with the team in 2017, 2018 and 2019, Norman had his first IndyCar test with Andretti at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on June 25, 2019.[7]

Complete motorsports resultsEdit

SCCA National Championship RunoffsEdit

Year Track Car Engine Class Finish Start Status
2015 Daytona Van Diemen DP06 Mazda Formula Enterprises 2 2 Running
2016 Mid-Ohio Swift 016.a Mazda-Cosworth Formula Atlantic 1 1 Running

American Open-Wheel racing resultsEdit

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position, races in italics indicate fastest race lap)

Atlantic ChampionshipEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Rank Points
2016 K-Hill Motorsports PBI
1
SEB
1
ATL
1
ATL
6
WGL
1
WGL
1
VIR
1
VIR
1
MDO
3
MDO
1
PIT
9
PIT
5
NJMP
1
NJMP
2
DOM
1
DOM
2
1st 586

Indy LightsEdit

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Rank Points
2017 Andretti Autosport STP
10
STP
9
ALA
12
ALA
9
IMS
8
IMS
7
INDY
14
ROA
4
ROA
7
IOW
8
TOR
10
TOR
6
MDO
9
MDO
7
GMP
8
WGL
10
11th 200
2018 Andretti Autosport STP
6
STP
3
ALA
5
ALA
7
IMS
5
IMS
5
INDY
5
ROA
6
ROA
5
IOW
4
TOR
3
TOR
4
MDO
5
MDO
3
GTW
1
POR
5
POR
8
4th 345
2019 Andretti Autosport STP
7
STP
6
COA
6
COA
8
IMS
4
IMS
8
INDY
2
RDA
1
RDA
2
TOR
4
TOR
4
MDO
2
MDO
4
GTW
4
POR
7
POR
4
LAG
7
LAG
5
4th 359

* Season still in progress

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Meet the driver: Ryan Norman". Ryan Norman Racing. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "2015 SCCA Majors Championship Point Standings Southeastern Conference" (PDF). SCCA. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  3. ^ "G3R1=FE, FF" (PDF). June Sprints. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  4. ^ "Race Results" (PDF). SCCA. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  5. ^ "2015 Points Standings Group 2 "THE BRIGGS CUNNINGHAM TROPHY"" (PDF). HSR. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  6. ^ "SVRA 2016 Vintage Grand Prix of Mid Ohio" (PDF). SVRA. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Andretti schedules IndyCar test for Ryan Norman". RACER. Retrieved 20 June 2019.

External linksEdit