Zach Banks
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Zachary Banks
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Banks in 2015
NationalityAmerican
BornZachary Banks
(1997-12-15) December 15, 1997 (age 22)
South Miami, Florida, United States
Cold Stone Formula Winter Tour career
Debut season2017
Current teamInternational Racing
Car number382
Starts18
Wins3
Poles4
Previous series
2014-15
2015
2016
2017-18
South Florida TAG
Florida State Championship
United States ROK National Championship
Cold Stone Formula Winter Tour
Championship titles
2014
2016
2017
South Florida TAG
Florida Senior State
United States ROK National Championship
Awards
2017All-time single-season records: 8 wins/10 poles (South Florida TAG Championship)

Zachary Banks (born December 15, 1997) is a Latin American racing driver, and student. He won the 2016 Florida Karting Championship Series [1] at Homestead-Miami Speedway in TAG Senior and the 2016 Florida Senior State championship [2] in ROK Senior.[3] Banks has recorded 48 career race wins.

Personal life

Banks graduated from Coral Gables Senior High in the summer of 2016. He is the youngest of 3 siblings, of Cuban, Lebanese, and Irish descent.[4]Banks speaks Spanish, English, and Italian. Banks is currently at Florida State University, in Management Information Systems, and attended FSU's prestigious Florencian Academy in Italy, in the summer of 2017. Banks worked as color commentator for Rickert Broadcasting in 2017, calling races and pre-race events around the southeastern United States.[5]

Career

2012-2014

Banks competed in his first karting race in October 2012. He recorded his first win in October 2013 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Junior TAG. His first regional championship came in early 2014 after signing with International Racing,[6] shortly after turning 16. Banks has added 4 more titles since then.[7]

2015-present

Banks' karting career progressed to the international stage with top-10 showings in both the Cold Stone Formula Winter Tour and the United States ROK National Championship in 2015 and 2016. Banks began testing Corvette Z06 sports cars in April 2017 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

In 2017, Banks' season began with first place results in final practice and qualifying at the opening race of the 2016 OGP Winter Series. Banks followed up his pre-race performances with victories in both the pre-final and final events.

In August 2019, Banks became an officially licensed Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) and International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) Le Mans car driver, at Daytona International Speedway.

Career summary

Season Series Team Races Wins Poles Podiums Points Position
2014 Homestead Regional Championship International Racing 10 5 4 6 658 1st
Orlando TAG Winter Series 2 0 0 1 124 5th
2015 United States ROK National Championship International Racing 12 1 2 7 2372 4th
South Florida TAG Championship 14 8 8 12 1008 1st
Florida Winter Tour Senior International Racing 6 0 0 2 254 7th
Florida Senior State Championship 12 7 4 10 1495 1st
2016 OGP Regional Summer Championship Ocala GP 3 2 2 2 202 1st
Cold Stone Formula Winter Tour International Racing 6 0 1 3 148 8th
United States ROK National Championship 12 1 2 4 694 4th
OGP Autumn Championship Ocala GP 8 2 2 5 1245 2nd
2017 United States ROK National Championship International Racing 12 3 4 7 780 3rd
Cold Stone Formula Winter Tour Ocala GP 12 4 4 10 301 2nd
2018 Monticello Championship Series Scott-Holland Racing 6 6 3 6 1204.5 1st
2019 Monticello Championship Series Scott-Holland Racing 12 9 5 10 2465 1st

* Season still in progress.

References

[5][8][9][10][11][12][13]

  1. ^ "2013 PRD Senior Championship results". Homestead-Miami Speedway. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "2015 Summer Championships - Ocala Gran Prix". Ocala Gran Prix. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Zach Banks: Racedriver biography". International Racing USA. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Zach Banksb biography". internationalracingusa.com. International Racing USA. Retrieved .
  5. ^ a b "Florida Pro Kart Series - Summer #1 - Saturday". AlfaKarl. 2015-05-30. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Zach Banks Driver Database". Driverdb.com. 2014-06-02. Retrieved .
  7. ^ "Go Racing Magazine - FKCS". Go Racing Magazine. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "Championships - overview". Mylaps.com. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Championship Standings of PRD Junior Fall Championship 2013". Organisation.mylaps.com. Retrieved .
  10. ^ "More Great Racing At Florida Karting Championship Series Round Three". Go Racing Magazine. 2014-06-02. Retrieved .
  11. ^ "Zach Banks profile". International Racing USA. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "More Great Racing at Florida Karting Championship Series Round Three". Ekartingnews.com. 2014-06-02. Retrieved .
  13. ^ "Zach Banks Driver Database". Driverdb.com. 2014-06-02. Retrieved .

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