GETTING TO KNOW THE 2013 CHAMPIONS: LEGENDS CHAMP – RICKY SCHLICKadmin
Sixteen-year-old Ricky Schlick from Claremont, California is the 2013 SRL Legends Series Champion. Schlick scored 4 wins on the season, including the inaugural race at Rocky Mountain Raceways in Salt Lake City, Utah. The 2013 SRL Legends Series Championship is the first for Schlick and follows previous champions Cale Kanke (2010-2011) and Darren Amidon (2012).
- At what age did you start racing? And what type of racing?
I started racing at age 8 in K1 Speed Karts with my dad.
- Who has been your biggest influence in your racing career?
The biggest influences in my racing career would have to be Tony Green, Brent Scheidemantle and Chad Schug.
- Of all the advice you have ever been giving over the years in racing, what piece of advice stands out the most to you?
Look for your surroundings and look past the car in front of you.
- If you were to give advice to a young driver, what would it be?
- What do you do Monday through Friday?
I mostly do school work, but when I have some free time I play iRacing
- Favorite TV Show – Movie – Sports Team – Race Driver?
Jeff Gordon is my favorite driver
- Best moment of the 2013 race season?
The best moment of the 2013 season was winning 4 championships, including the SRL Legends Series.
- Away from racing, what do you enjoy doing?
I enjoy RC’ing with my crew chief every Wednesday at IERC Raceway
- Finish the sentence – In five years, I hope to…
I hope to be in the SPEARS Southwest Tour Series, K&N West Series or Camping World Truck Series
- 10. Plans for the holidays?
To stay home and relax with the family