The driver

Born fast

Devlin Defrancesco has always been in a hurry. just ask his mom, Cathy, who gave birth to him an incredible fifteen weeks premature! Yes, you read it right. Speeding into the world as a one-pound baby boy that could rest in the palm of your hand,
Devlin spent his next four months of life in an incubator at Women’s College hospital in Toronto. He was issued last rites on multiple occasions, and in the event he did survive, he faced doing so while plagued with challenges due to his jump-start into the world.
It proves that Devlin has the winner’s DNA.
Not only did Devlin survive, he thrived from the moment he first drove a go-kart at the age of six.

 

Profile

Name: Devlin DeFrancesco

Age: 21

Date of Birth: 01/17/2000

Nationality: Canadian, Italian

Lives: Miami

Parents: Andy DeFrancesco, Cathy DeFrancesco

Siblings: 4

Pets: 4

Languages spoken: English, Italian

Height/weight: 5’4” 135 lbs

Team: Andretti Steinbrenner Autosport

Series: Indy Lights

Number: 17

Favorite track: Road America

Favorite corner: Eau Rouge, Spa-Francorchamps

First racing hero: Juan Pablo Montoya

First race: Karting at Sutton, Ontario in 2006 – six-years-old

Favorite food: Tortellini in brodo

Favorite drink: Peach lemonade

Favorite workout: Cycling, strength training

Favorite other sport: Esport simulator racing

Hidden talent: Wakeboard

Favorite other race series: Indycar, FIA-WEC, F1

Career highlights

1st - 2009

Canadian National Karting Championships – Rotax Micro Max

3rd - 2014

CIK-FIA European KF-Junior Championship

1st - 2017

Spanish Formula 3 Championship

3rd - 2017

Euroformula Open Championship

Rookie of the Year - 2020

Indy Pro 2000 Championship

2nd - 2020

Indy Pro 2000 Championship

Career highlights

1st - 2009

Canadian National Karting Championships – Rotax Micro Max

3rd - 2014

CIK-FIA European KF-Junior Championship

1st - 2017

Spanish Formula 3 Championship

3rd - 2017

Euroformula Open Championship

Rookie of the Year - 2020

Indy Pro 2000 Championship

2nd - 2020

Indy Pro 2000 Championship

This or that

Aisle or Window: Window
Dog or Cat: Dog
Cookies or Cake: Cookies
Pancakes or Waffles: Pancakes
Tea or Coffee: Coffee
Morning or Evening: Evening
Text message or Call: Call
Summer or Winter: Summer
Beach or Mountains: Beach
Book or Movie: Movie
Comedy or Horror: Comedy
Hamburgers or Hot dogs: Hot dog
Pizza or Tacos: Pizza
Wet or dry race: Dry
Race or Qualifying: Race
Singing or Dancing: Dancing
Superman or Batman: Batman
Football or Baseball: Baseball of course
Gold or Silver: Gold
Fruits or Vegetables: Fruits
Books or Magazines: Books
E-reader or Book: E-reader
Ketchup or Mustard: Mustard

 

Skiing or Snowboarding: Neither
Sweet or Salty: Sweet
Steak or Chicken: Steak
Breakfast or Dinner: Dinner
TV Shows or Movies: TV show
Comedy or Drama: Comedy
Too hot or Too cold: Too cold
Pasta or Pizza: Pasta
DC or Marvel: DC
Apple or Android: Apple
Mac or PC: Mac
Star Wars or Star Trek: Star Wars
Apple Music or Spotify: Both
Swimming or Sunbathing: Sunbathing
Big Party or Small Gathering: Big party
Cardio or Strength Training: Both
Online Shopping or Shopping in a Store: Neither
Tablet or Computer: Computer
Toilet paper: Over or Under: Over
Classical Art or Modern Art: Modern art
Ocean or Mountains: Ocean
Understeer of Oversteer: Oversteer forever

Aisle or Window: Window
Dog or Cat: Dog
Cookies or Cake: Cookies
Pancakes or Waffles: Pancakes
Tea or Coffee: Coffee
Morning or Evening: Evening
Text message or Call: Call
Summer or Winter: Summer
Beach or Mountains: Beach
Book or Movie: Movie
Comedy or Horror: Comedy
Hamburgers or Hot dogs: Hot dog
Pizza or Tacos: Pizza
Wet or dry race: Dry
Race or Qualifying: Race
Singing or Dancing: Dancing
Superman or Batman: Batman
Football or Baseball: Baseball of course
Gold or Silver: Gold
Fruits or Vegetables: Fruits
Books or Magazines: Books
E-reader or Book: E-reader
Ketchup or Mustard: Mustard
Skiing or Snowboarding: Neither
Sweet or Salty: Sweet
Steak or Chicken: Steak
Breakfast or Dinner: Dinner
TV Shows or Movies: TV show
Comedy or Drama: Comedy
Too hot or Too cold: Too cold
Pasta or Pizza: Pasta
DC or Marvel: DC
Apple or Android: Apple
Mac or PC: Mac
Star Wars or Star Trek: Star Wars
Apple Music or Spotify: Both
Swimming or Sunbathing: Sunbathing
Big Party or Small Gathering: Big party
Cardio or Strength Training: Both
Online Shopping or Shopping in a Store: Neither
Tablet or Computer: Computer
Toilet paper: Over or Under: Over
Classical Art or Modern Art: Modern art
Ocean or Mountains: Ocean
Understeer of Oversteer: Oversteer forever 😜

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