In 2008, Canadian Dalton Kellett earned Toronto Kart Club “Rookie of the Year” honors and in 2009 earned a racing test with the F2000 series with Andersen Racing due to his achievements in the karting circuit. In 2010 he was awarded a Jim Russell Driving Scholarship for achievements at the ASN Canada FIA Karting National Championships. Kellett earned his Engineering Physics degree at prestigious Queen’s University in Toronto in 2015 and conducts STEM-related talks to students at the racetrack and in area schools.
Education: B.Sc Engineering Physics (Materials Option) from Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada
Hobbies: Rock climbing, backcountry skiing, guitar, white-water kayaking, working with anything mechanical
Racing Goal: To climb the ranks of the Mazda Road to Indy, compete in the Verizon IndyCar Series and win the Indy 500
Racing Hero: Kimi Raikkonen
Fitness: I train with PitFit and stay active with running, biking and rock climbing. During the winter I also enjoy skiing.
Snapshot: I am a Canadian whose heart is in racing. I started competing when I was 14 in karting. Academics has been a counterpart to most of my racing career. In 2015, I graduated with a B.Sc in Engineering Physics from Queen’s University. I have a passion for science and technology and am a strong supporter of STEM education and initiatives. I find the technical side of racing fascinating. Although I live in Indianapolis, I also enjoy spending time at home in Canada with friends and family.