Charlie Kimball is the first licensed driver with diabetes to win a race in the Verizon IndyCar Series and first licensed driver with diabetes to qualify for and complete the Indianapolis 500. He started racing go-karts at age 9 in his hometown of Camarillo, California. After high school, Charlie was accepted into Stanford University’s engineering program but chose to pursue his dream of becoming a professional racing driver. Away the race track, Charlie enjoys anything that keeps him active outdoors, including surfing, boating, snowboarding, mountain biking, and exploring new places. Charlie lives in downtown Indianapolis with his wife Kathleen and their dogs Taj and Lilah.
Follow Charlie's on-track and off-track adventures on Twitter and Instagram (@CharlieKimball) and Facebook.com/CharlieKimball.