Zach Veach

18-year-old racecar driver

Zach Veach is an 18-year-old Andretti Autosport autoracing driver for who competes in INDYCAR’s ‘Mazda Road to Indy’ Firestone Indy Lights Series, an important final open-wheel stepping-stone to a career in the IZOD IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500. In 2012, Veach captured the Formula Car Challenge Winter Series Championship and in 2011, he secured the USF2000 Cooper Tires Winterfest Championship. Veach was chosen as one of CNN’s “Intriguing People” in 2010, named by ESPN the Magazine as a NEXT athlete in motorsports in 2011 and picked as a “Face in the Crowd” by Sports Illustrated in 2012. He was voted the “Most Popular Driver” in his racing series in both 2011 and 2012 and is part of Got Chocolate Milk?’s Team REFUEL. In addition to his racing, Veach is an advocate for safer driving as the national spokesperson for FocusDriven and for bullying prevention, headlining a national anti-bullying campaign through the Cyber Safety Academy’s “No BULL Challenge.” He has also authored a book, 99 Things Teens Wish They Knew Before Turning 16, and plans to graduate from high school this May 2013. For more information, please visit