BALTIMORE, MD - This week's WKA #RaceLife Spotlight racer has his sights set on racing in Formula 1 one day. Max Khordorkovsky is 13 years old and has been racing karts for the past 2 years. His favorite F1 drivers are Max Verstappen and the late Arsyton Senna. Max enjoys racing, playing lacrosse, working out and working on his kart. He has a contagious smile and a great attitude as evidenced by his favorite part of racing; in seeing himself progress every race weekend. Read more about Max below.
WHERE DO YOU LIVE?
"I live in Baltimore, Maryland."
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN RACING?
"I’ve been racing for two years."
HOW DID YOU GET INTO RACING?
"My dad took me to a karting track one day and I told him this is what I want to do ."
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART OF RACING?
"My favorite part of racing is seeing myself progress."
WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR THE FUTURE?
"My goals for the future are to get picked up by a team and race in Europe then I would like to move to F4 and make my way to F1."
DO YOU HAVE ANY PRE-RACE RITUALS?
"My pre-race ritual is to sit it my kart with visor down, close my eyes and do a quick prayer."
WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE RACER?
"Late racer Ayrton Senna and alive Max Verstappen."
WHICH TRACK IS YOUR FAVORITE?
"Karting- Summit Point main track F1- Silverstone."
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT WKA RACES?
"They are competitive."
WHAT ELSE DO YOU DO BESIDES RACE?
"I work on my kart, workout, focus on school, and play lacrosse."
WHAT DO YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU GROW UP?
"I want to become a F1 driver because I can be like my hero Aryton Senna and I think I have a lot of potential."