GETTING TO KNOW THE 2013 CHAMPIONS: S2 Champion – Ryan Cansdale

GETTING TO KNOW THE 2013 CHAMPIONS: S2 Champion – Ryan Cansdale



Fourteen-year-old Ryan Cansdale from Laguna Beach, California is the 2013 SRL S2 Tour Series Champion.  Cansdale scored 5 wins in 2013 and went on to become the inaugural champion of the S2 Tour Series.


  1. At what age did you start racing? And what type of racing?

I started racing go karts at age 5


  1. Who has been your biggest influence in your racing career?

The biggest influence in my driving career, would have to be my first driving coach, Dave Di Mond.


  1. Of all the advice you have ever been giving over the years in racing, what piece of advice stands out the most to you?


Your hands follow your eyes (feed your chin)


  1. If you were to give advice to a young driver, what would it be?

Be a clean driver


  1. What do you do Monday through Friday?

I go to school and go to the beach


  1. Favorite TV Show – Movie – Sports Team – Race Driver?

Tosh.O and Spongebob  – Pittsburg Penguins – Jeff Gordon


  1. Best moment of the 2013 race season?

Winning my first late model race at Madera and becoming the youngest driver to ever win the half-mile at Irwindale Speedway


  1. Away from racing, what do you enjoy doing?

I enjoy wave Photography, body boarding and anything related to the beach


  1. Finish the sentence – In five years, I hope to…

Graduate from high school and go to a good college



  1. 10.  Plans for the holidays?

Go to the beach and be with family