Conor Daly, a second generation race driver, is the son of professional race car driver Derek Daly (who reached the pinnacle of the sport, competing in Formula One and Indy Cars for well over a decade), and his Mom, Beth, who won a Novice Jet Ski World title in 1990.Conor’s career started racing go-karts as a 10 year-old. In 2005, He won 19 races, two championships and was elected “Junior Driver of the Year” by Kart Racers of America.In 2006 he won three World Karting Association National events including the jewel of the WKA season, the Grand Nationals in South Bend, Indiana.
Towards the end of the season, and on age waivers (he was just 14 years old), he became the youngest driver in the country to win a "senior" Pro kart race when he won the Pro Invitational race at the TaG World Championships at Newcastle Motorsports Park, Indiana.
DFR USA is the total package when it comes to racing teams. With more than 30 years combined experience in motorsports DFR USA is poised to change the face of karting in North America. The team is headed by legendary karter and race driver Bobby Wilson. The DFR USA team will compete in national series races both in Canada and the USA and is the North American exclusive partner for Supertune Rotax Racing Engines.
In addition to first class equipment and team personnel, the team has also put together a comprehensive driver development program with the top driving coaches in the business. Karting is a stepping stone to professional auto racing and the team at DFR USA is dedicated to developing new young talent. Our driver coaches are the top in the world and come from professional motor racing on an international level competing in series globally including, IMSA GTP, Le Mans prototypes, Indy Lights, Formula Atlantic, FIA World Sports Prototype Championships and more. If you are serious about your child’s future in racing they need to be coached by professional race car drivers utilizing new state of the art training methods and techniques that are proven winners in the sport of competitive motor racing.
Starting his racing career at the age of seven, Canadian born Devlin DeFrancesco has been making waves in the motorsports world. After competing at the club level and getting up to speed with the fast paced karting world, the now 12-year-old is one of the most gifted and talented kart racers worldwide. With a goal to race professionally, DeFrancesco has taken his talents internationally as he continues to hone and develop his skills in the European karting scene.
Nelson Piquett Jr
Nelson Angelo Piquet (born July 25, 1985, Heidelberg, Germany), also known as Nelson Piquet Junior or Nelsinho Piquet, is a Brazilian race car driver. He is the son of three-time Formula One world champion Nelson Piquet, one of Brazil's most successful F1 drivers. In the 2005 and 2006 seasons he raced in the GP2 Series, taking a win in Belgium in 2005 and claiming 2nd place in the series in 2006. He was signed as test driver for Renault Formula One team for the 2007 season, and has been promoted to the race team for 2008.
Tony Kanaan is a Brazilian race car driver of Lebanese heritage. Kanaan won the 2004 Indy Racing League IndyCar Series championship drivingAndretti Green Racing's 7-Eleven sponsored car, winning three times in his Honda-powered Dallara. That season he completed 3,305 laps, making him the first IndyCar Series driver to complete every possible lap in a season. He also led 889 laps in 13 separate races to establish an IndyCar Series record. Kanaan is also the only driver to lead the Indianapolis 500 in each of his first seven starts, Kanaan currently drives the #11 for KV Racing Technology.