Scott Bradley (racing driver)

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Scott Bradley
Nationality United States American
Born (1976-10-14) October 14, 1976 (age 41)
Mountain View, California
Retired 2005
SPEED World Challenge
Years active 2002-2005
Teams Mazdaspeed
Circuit City
Starts 29
Wins 0
Poles 0
Fastest laps 0
Best finish 20th in 2005
Previous series
2003-2004
2000-2001
1999
1998
1995-1996
1994
1993
1990-1992
American Le Mans Series
Star Mazda
Skip Barber Formula Dodge
Formula Continental
USF2000
Formula Continental
Skip Barber Formula Ford
Karting
Championship titles
2001 Star Mazda

Scott Bradley (Born October 14, 1976 in Mountain View, California) is a former American racing driver. Bradley won the 2001 Star Mazda championship. Bradley also competed in USF2000, American Le Mans Series among other series.

Racing career[edit]

Scott Bradley began racing go-karts with the IKF in 1990 at the age of fourteen. In 1993 Bradley made his single seater debut. After completing the Skip Barber Racing School he raced in the Skip Barber Racing School Formula Ford before moving into Formula Continental. For 1995 Bradley stepped up to the professional USF2000. He scored a pole position at Watkins Glen International but failed to finish the race. His best race result was an eighth place at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. The following, joining DSTP Motorsports, year he improved his best result to seventh, at Richmond International Raceway.[1] In October 1996 Bradley tested a Formula Renault car for Redgrave Racing. Despite impressing several teams he failed to put together a budget for the 1997 season leaving him without a drive.

In 1998 Bradley returned to the racing track running selected SCCA Formula Continental races. In 1999 Bradley ran a partial Formula Dodge Western Race Series schedule. Bradley finished on the podium twice, at Willow Springs Raceway and Las Vegas Motor Speedway.[2][3] Bradley ran full-time in the Star Mazda series in 2000. Racing with World Speed Motorsports he scored his first podium at Sonoma Raceway. He finished fourth in his inaugural championship. He returned to the series in 2001. Bradley won races at Texas Motor Speedway and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. He secured the championship over Marc De Vellis with a two-point advantage.[4]

He continued with Mazda the following years in the SPEED World Challenge Touring Car division. Racing a Mazda Protege he scored one pole position in 2002. In 2005 he raced a Mazda 6 in the class without major results.[5] In the American Le Mans Series Bradley joined Essex Racing. With teammate Jason Workman the team scored two podium finished, at the 2003 Grand Prix Americas and 2003 Monterey Sports Car Championships.

Failing to secure a full-time race seat he ended his professional racing career. In 2005 Bradley joined the Star Race Cars as Sales and Marketing Manager.[6]

Complete motorsports results[edit]

American Open-Wheel racing results[edit]

(key) (Races in bold indicate pole position, races in italics indicate fastest race lap)

USF2000 National Championship results[edit]

Year Entrant 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Pos Points
1995 United States
PIR1
15
United States
PIR2
41
United States
IRP
DNQ
United States
RIR
16
United States
WGI
45
United States
MDO1
17
United States
NHS
19
United States
ATL1
DNS
United States
ATL2
DNS
United States
MDO1
8
??? ???
1996 DSTP Motorsport United States
WDW
11
United States
STP
21
United States
PIR
13
United States
DSC1
35
Canada
MOS
13
United States
IRP
19
United States
RIR
7
United States
WGI1
United States
WGI2
United States
MDO
United States
NHS
United States
LVS
??? ???

Star Mazda Championship[edit]

Year Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Rank Points
1999 United States
SEB
United States
ATL
United States
PPI
United States
SON
United States
POR
United States
TOP
United States
LV
26
N.C. N.C.
2000 World Speed Motorsports United States
AMS
5
United States
SON
2
Canada
MOS
4
United States
TEX
5
United States
POR
6
United States
ATL
5
United States
LAG
6
United States
LV
5
4th 262
2001 World Speed Motorsports United States
TEX
1
United States
SEB
2
United States
SON
4
United States
POR
8
Canada
MOS
3
United States
LS1
1
United States
ATL
6
United States
LS2
10
1st 289
2002 Lightspeed United States
SEB
United States
SON
United States
PPI
United States
MDO
United States
ROA
United States
WAS
Canada
MOS
6
United States
LS2
United States
ATL
N.C. N.C.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SCOTT BRADLEY - OVERALL START/FINISH POSITIONS (CLASS POSITIONS NOT SHOWN)". USF2000. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  2. ^ "1999 Western Series Results Willow Springs Motorsports Park". Skip Barber. Archived from the original on August 30, 2000. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  3. ^ "1999 Western Series Results Las Vegas Motor Speedway". Skip Barber. Archived from the original on August 30, 2000. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  4. ^ "De Vellis Wins Race; Bradley Recovers From First-Lap Scare To Win Title". Pro Mazda. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Scott Bradley". DriverDB.com. Retrieved 6 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Star Race Cars hires Scott Bradley". motorsport.com. Retrieved 6 March 2016.