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Hunter McElrea
Hunter  McElrea
Pabst Racing Services
22 New Zealand
Cooper Tires USF2000 powered by Mazda
Hunter McElrea
rank
2
Career stats
Road To Indy
Total Poles
0
Race Wins
0
Birthday
Nov 21, 1999
Hometown
Los Angeles, CA
Residence
Gold Coast, Australia

HOBBIES: Running, cycling, fitness, jet skiing, sim racing

CHARITY SUPPORT/WORK: I am a sports ambassador for a Youth Health Safety Program called No 2nd Chance, which is about making smart decisions and living your dreams

TALENT I WISH I HAD: To be able to fly

RACING GOAL: Become an Indy 500 and NTT IndyCar Series Champion

RACING HERO: Ayrton Senna

ONE PERSON I WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: The boss of Red Bull

FITNESS: Cardio (running and cycling)

FAVORITE SPORTS TO WATCH: Any form of motorsports or watching the All Blacks (New Zealand Rugby team)

FAVORITE PLACE TO VISIT: Queenstown, New Zealand

FAVORITE FOOD: Pasta; and burgers but my racing diet means I'm not allowed!

PET PEEVES: When people are untidy

INTERESTING NOTE: I have dual USA and New Zealand passports and citizenships.

CAREER STATS

YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
YEAR SERIES STARTS WINS POLES** TOP 5 TOP 10 LAPS LED RAF
2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 5 0 0 4 4 6 5

RAF = Running at Finish

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First Start
March 8, 2019 (St. Petersburg)

Road To Indy

  • 2018
    • Won the Australian Formula Ford Championship with a record-setting 13 wins, three pole positions and 16 podium finishes.
    • Won the Mazda Road to Indy $200k Shootout, earning a scholarship into the 2019 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship.
    • Earned two wins in six Victorian Formula Ford Championship races and four wins in six New South Wales Formula Ford Championship races.
    • Set quick time at both off-season Cooper Tires USF2000 test sessions: the Chris Griffis Memorial Test at Indianapolis in September and Homestead in December.
  • 2018
    • Competed in the Victorian Formula Ford Championship and the New South Wales Formula Ford Championship.
    • Finished fourth in the Australian Formula Ford Championship with two wins, two poles and nine podium finishes in 17 races.
  • 2018
    • Competed in 12 Australian Formula Ford Series races and three races of the Queensland Sports Car Championship.
    • Earned six wins in six races in the Queensland Formula Ford Championship.
    • Took six wins in eight races in the Queensland Formula Ford 1600 Series.
  • 2018
    • Earned a victory in his first car event, part of the the Queensland Formula Ford Championship, going on to take two victories and a pole position in three races.
Pabst Racing

Pabst Racing Services is a full service racing team, providing winning race car preparation for drivers in the USF2000 series for over 15 years. Augie Pabst leads a team of talented individuals to provide the finest equipment and professional atmosphere young drivers need to excel on and off the race track

Team Website pabstracing.com/