August 30, 1996
5'7" / 149 lbs.
Off the Track:
rock/pop music, movies, motocross, handball, soccer
Santiago was born in Miguelete, Uruguay. He began his racing career in the Uruguayan National Championship Motorcycle Land Speed and started karting in 2002. In his first year of karting, Santiago became the youngest to win the Uruguayan karting competition and ended in the National Championship Cadets category.
2008 - Won the Argentine Karting Championship Junior Pre category as well as the Apetura Championship Metropolitan Prokart Mini Junior category.
2009 - Earned the title of National Champion Master Category and added the title of Champion Federation in the same category.
2010 - Traveled to Europe to compete in the World Karting Championship.
2011 - Competed in the European Championship and Italian Formula Abarth for the BVM team. Was crowned European Champion Rookie with 11 podiums and 3 wins.
2013 - Joined RP Motorsport to contest the season of the European F3 Open.
2014 - Signed with Koiranen GP GP3 Series.
2015 - Champion in the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires series.
2016 - Runner-up in the Indy Lights Championship presented by Cooper Tires series with 4 wins, 7 podiums, 13 top-fives and 14 top-ten finishes.
February 23, 1990
Off the Track:
Cycling, Golf, Karting, Rock Climbing
2010 - Skip Barber Summer Series and Skip Barber Southern Regional Series
2011 - Fifth in the Skip Barber National Series with 2 podium finishes; 2 wins and finished fourth in the point standings in the Skip Barber Summer Series; Formula Ford 1600 and the Grand-Am Challenge
2012 - Ninth in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda with 10 top-ten finishes; Fourth in the Cooper Tires USF2000 Winterfest with 4 top-five finishes out of 6 races; Grand-Am Continental Challenge with 4 top-ten finishes
2013 - Third in Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with 1 win, 7 podiums and 3 pole positions; Grand-Am Continental Challenge claiming 1 podium, 2 top-five and 5 top-ten finishes.
2014 - Fourth in Pro Mazda Championship Presented by Cooper Tires, with 6 podiums and 10 top-five drives; IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge claiming 1 win, 3 podiums, 1 pole and 1 fastest lap
2015 - Tenth in Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with 1 podium, 3 top-fives and 11 top-ten finishes
2016 - Eighth in Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires with 5 top-fives and 7 top-ten finishes
December 13, 1991
5'7" / 140 lbs.
Off the Track:
Racing, Skateboarding, Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, Golf, and video games
As well liked off track as he is fiercely competitive on track, Aaron Telitz is one of the premier talents on the Mazda Road to Indy.
After winning a dramatic 2016 Pro Mazda Championship, Telitz now sits on the doorstep of the Indianapolis 500. In 2017 Telitz will compete in the prestigious Indy Lights Championship. For the second time in his career Telitz will step up to the next rung on the Mazda Road to Indy with scholarship support from Mazda North America and Mazdaspeed. Only the fourth driver in the history of the Road to Indy to win multiple Mazda scholarships, he looks to follow other scholarship winners into the Verizon IndyCar Series.