Rocky Moran Sr.grew up racing Go-karts
in Southern California for multiple years. Won I.K.F. Grand Nationals
in Green Valley, Texas in 1968. Began racing cars in 1970 and raced professionally
for 23 years in all types of cars. Raced Formula Atlantic, Formula 5000,
Can-Am, Nascar, Trans-am, GTO, IMSA G.T.P, and Cart Indy Cars.
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Rocky Moran Jr:
Began driving Go-karts at 3 years old. Started racing Go-Karts at age 10 in 1990, raced until age 14 winning three regional championships, three California State Championships, two Junior National events and two I.K.F. Grand National events. Competed in over 150 Go-Kart races from 1990-1994.
Attended first racing school at age 14 with Skip Barber Racing. Competed in 1995 Russell Racing Series at age 15, consisting of 14 races at Laguna Seca. Set track record for the entire season.
Competed in three and a half seasons of the Barber Dodge Pro Series from 1996-1999. Recorded nine fastest race laps, three poles and two wins. Youngest driver in series history. Strong contender for the 1999 Barber Dodge championship before leaving for a sponsored Toyota Atlantic ride with P-1 Racing.
Completed first full Toyota Atlantic season in 2000 finishing fifth in the championship while running on less than half the budget of the top teams. Only driver to finish every race lap of the entire 2000 season with the lowest finishing position being eighth.
Competed in 2001 Toyota Atlantic Championship, winning his first Toyota Atlantic race in the season finale at Laguna Seca with Cobb Racing.
Finished out 2002 Toyota Atlantic Championship with Sigma Autosport. Recorded multiple podium finishes while also winning in Montreal for an overall 5th in the championship. Shortcomings in budget hurt testing and championship hopes.
Has tested and/or raced Go-karts, Enduros, Formula Fords, Pro Mazda, FF2000, Sports racer, Barber Dodge, F3 Martini, Palmer Audi, Atlantics, Indy lights, IRL, and CART Champcar.
Private coach and instructor for Barber Dodge Pro Series and Derek Daly School.
Competed in the Team Kool Green Academy in 1997.
Nominated for the Team Valvoline driver to Europe in 1997.
Tested Palmer Audi in England for the Team USA scholarship in 1999.
Voted CART inaugural All-Star for Toyota Atlantic in 2000.
Completed IRL rookie test in December 2001 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Competed in inaugural Red Bull American F1 driver search in France in 2002.
Built Moran Raceway in 2003
Returned to Toyota Atlantic in opening events of 2004 with a ?mid-pack? team. Scored a 2nd place finish in just 4 weekends after a 1 year hiatus.
Currently pursuing Craftsman Truck and Busch series for 2005.
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