iRacer and 2010 US F2000 Natioonal champion Sage Karam is a semifinalist for the Sports Illustrated Kids “SportsKid of the Year.” SI Kids looks for a young athlete who excels in sports, the classroom and in his/her community. The winner will be featured on the cover of SI Kids, honored at Sports Illustrated’s annual Sportsman of the Year awards celebration in New York City and will appear on Cartoon Network’s “Hall of Game.”
Karam, 15, from Nazareth, Pa., recently finished his first season with Andretti Autosport in the USF2000 National Championship series. Karam scored nine victories in 12 starts. In addition to the driver championship title, he also won the VP Fuels Rookie of the Year award. The series is sanctioned by IndyCar.
Off the track, Karam volunteers with Operation Smile and the Michael Fux Foundation and is an honor student. Vote for Karam through Oct. 18 at www.SIkids.com.