Kellen Ritter is a phenomenal athlete, student and individual. His talent, experience and astonishing results in motorsports, coupled with his passion for the sport, his professionalism, maturity and calculated approach make him one of Canada’s top up and coming race car drivers. Born and raised in North Vancouver, Kellen Ritter got his first taste behind the wheel of a Kart at the tender age of six. From there his passion for motorsports grew..
In September of 2017, Kellen had the opportunity to compete with the Canadian-based Exclusive Autosport (EA) F1600 team – the most successful Formula F1600 team in North American history. At the final Formula Tour F1600 event at Le Circuit Mont Tremblant, Kellen was stacked against series veterans and EA team drivers. Kellen had three brilliant drives that saw him finish in the top five in all three races, with the highlight being a 3rd place finish in the second race. Kellen’s exceptional F1600 debut performance speaks volumes of his determination to succeed and his remarkable ability to adapt to a new car and new track while under immense pressure.
In the 2018 season Kellen took home 3 out of 3 canadian F1600 championships making him the first driver to do it. Kellen took the titles with the help of the Exclusive Autosport team, winning both races at the Montreal GP in the process. Over the season Kellen racked up 13 wins, 15 pole positions and 25 podiums in 31 races! He also entered in 2 USF2000 races at the Portland GP where he grabbed 2 top 12 finishes.
When he’s off the track you will find Kellen working on his Grade 12 studies at Pro-Merita Academy in North Vancouver and in the gym working on the physical elements of this demanding sport. The future is bright for Kellen. This rising Canadian star is determined on making his mark in motorsports and having a thriving professional career behind the wheel.
British Columbia rookie hits stride early and rides momentum to championship trio SASKATOON, SK (September 27, 2018) – Like many young drivers taking their first step into formula car racing, North Vancouver, British Columbia’s Kellen Ritter arrived on the scene with...read more