American Flyer Racing, Laguna Beach, CA

Carl Renezeder

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A UCLA graduate and All-American water polo player, Carl Renezeder added off-road racing to his “to do” list in the 90’s and hasn’t looked back. Renezeder cut his teeth in the CORR Series capturing 65 wins and five championships before moving into LOORRS competition in 2009. The California-native won eight Unlimited-4 and three Unlimited-2 races on his way to championships in both divisions during the 2009 LOORRS season. Renezeder saw his share of LOORS wins in 2010 and by 2011 he had resumed his spot as Pro-4 champion, in addition to three wins and two Pro-2 wins.

All totaled, Renezeder has accrued 98 career short course wins and is an eight-time National champion. Renezeder continues his quest to reach the 100 win mark and add to his championship trophies this year.

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Relationship status: Married – 4 kids

Twitter handle: @teamrenezeder

Favorite person(s) to follow on Twitter: @teamgt

Dailey driver (what GT or Conti tires do you have on it?): Range Rover w/Continental tires

Best thing I ever ate : Sushi

Favorite place: Fiji

Hidden Talents: Watusi and Ping Pong

What’s playing on my iPod: South Pacific Island Music

I have to set my DVR for: Survivor

Three must see movies: 1. American Flyer, 2. Far & Away, 3. It’s a wonderful Life

Person I admire most and why: My Grandmother, she is the strongest person I ever met.

Most memorable race/event and why: 2009 - the Inaugural Rockstar Energy Lucas Oil Challenge cup. Winning the first Challenge cup was very memorable.

Best advice I ever got: "Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far" Theodore Roosevelt

Other athletes I give big props to: Lance Armstrong

How I got my start racing/competing: Ever since I was the first one to make it to the egg; it’s ingrained in my DNA.