#78 ROMAN DE ANGELIS
At nine-years old Roman was victorious in his very first race and from that moment on he was destined to become a rising star in motorsports. Roman’s focus eventually shifted from regional events to the national scene competing throughout North America. Roman quickly climbed the ranks in karting and in 2013 joined forces with nationally recognized karting team, Koene USA. During his karting career he participated in all major North American series including ECKC, SKUSA, WKA, Florida Winter Tour, USPKS and SKUSA. After testing during the 2015 karting season, Roman made the leap in 2016 to F1600 with Brian Graham Racing. His debut season in cars was amazing capturing five wins, Ontario Championship runner up, third in the Quebec Super Series and taking home Rookie of the Year honours.
In 2017 Roman took another major leap in his career moving up to the Porsche GT3 Cup Series Gold Class in both Canada and the United States with the renowned team, Mark Motors Racing. His back to back race wins in his rookie debut piloting the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup car at Sebring International Raceway proved his dominance and place as a title contender in 2017. He followed up his consecutive wins in Sebring with pole position and a race win at Barber Motorsports Park in the Gold Class.
Along with participating in both the Canadian and US Porsche GT3 Cup Series, Roman will also be competing in select F1600 events with Brian Graham Racing in 2017.