Daniel Burkett

Daniel Burkett

After karting in various series Burkett made his open wheel debut in 2013. His first race was the opening round of the 2013 U.S. F2000 Winterfest. During the three races he finished fifteenth, seventeenth and thirteenth. He started in the regular USF2000 season for Belardi Auto Racing. After a rough start of the season Burkett improved and was a regular top-ten finisher. His best result was a fifth place finish at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. He finished fifteenth in the standings. During the 2014 Winterfest Burkett returned to the series in the final round at Barber Motorsports Park. Burkett made his debut in the Atlantic Championship with K-Hill Motorsports in 2014. He swept the opening round at Road Atlanta winning both races. He has also signed on to compete in a second season of U.S. F2000 with Belardi. Daniel Burkett is now official GTR Racing Simulator sponsored driver.



Nationality
Team Belardi Auto Racing
Age 19
Racing Experiences 11 years
Birthday February 25, 1995
Birthplace Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height/Weight 5’11” / 160 lbs
Occupation Student and Race car driver
Interest Hockey, football, fitness, karting, skiing
Website www.danielburkett.com
Twitter @dannyburks
Professional Details 2003-2010 Earned many honors including track records, race wins and many podiums alongside multiple karting championships


2011 Posted multiple podium finishes in Rotax DD2 and Rotax Senior karting divisions


2011 Placed second at Pan-American Championship


2011 Was the first Manitoban to represent Team Canada in the United Arab Emirates


2011 Nominated to IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe’s karting shootout


2011 Won Rotax DD2 Rookie of the Year honors


2011 Ranked seventh in Canadian karting


2012 Placed fifth in the Canadian Karting National Championships


2012 Claimed multiple podium finishes including one victory


2012 Ranked fourth in Canadian karting


2013 Finished 15th in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda


2013 Claimed a best finish of fifth at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and posted five additional top-10 finishes


2013 Finished 2nd in the last seathe last season


 

 

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