NASCAR Driver Patrick Staropoli
Star Racing Enterprises
PATRICK STAROPOLI is a NASCAR K&N Pro Series winner, summa cum laude graduate of Harvard University, founder of Star Racing Enterprises LLC, and is currently in his final year of medical school at the University of Miami. He has excelled in school earning a 3.94 GPA, graduating Top 10% in his class at Harvard, gaining acceptance to Bascom Palmer for ophthalmology residency, and being an inducted member of Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha honor societies. However, since 2003, Patrick has taken the same skill and determination he uses in the classroom and applied it to his passion for racing. He progressed from gokarts up to Super Late Models, collecting 34 wins in 147 races. In 2013, Patrick was selected out of over 700 entries and won the inaugural PEAK Challenge, making him a development driver for Michael Waltrip Racing. In 9 total NASCAR starts, he has earned 1 win, 1 pole, and 6-top 10’s. His unique story has been highlighted by NASCAR RaceHub and NASCAR.com. Staropoli hopes to build on this momentum, and continue pursuing every opportunity to climb the medical and racing ladders.