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BIO

Birthdate: September 26, 1963

Residence:  Cotuit, MA

Height:  5'11"

Weight:  160 lbs.

Favorite Hobby:  Racing

 

A LOOK BACK

My Racing History

2015

  • ITR Class BMW– Entered Series: Pro IT, NARRC (North Atlantic Road Racing Championship) And NERRC (New England Road Racing Championship)

  • 1st Place Championship In Both Pro IT And NARRC Series And Came In 3rd In NERRC Championship.

  • Entered 30 Races.

  • Finished 20 Out Of 30 Races On The Podium (66% Of Races Entered, Placed 1st, 2nd, Or 3rd).

  • Won 12 Out Of 30 Races (40% Of Races 1st Place).

  • Qualified On The Pole Starting Position 14 Times.

  • Turned Fastest Lap Times During 11 Races.

  • Set New ITR Track Record At Pittsburgh International Race Complex And New ITR Track Record At Thompson Speedway.

  • Currently Hold 3 Track Records Including ITS Record At Watkins Glen International.

2014

  • Improved Touring (ITS) BMW– North American Road Racing Championship (NARRC) and Pro IT.

  • Entered 21 races.

  • Finished 19 out of 21 races on the podium (90% of races entered, placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd)

  • Won 9 out of 21 races.

  • Qualified on the pole starting position 8 times.

  • Turned the fasted lap time during 5 races.

  • Won the PRO IT season finale race at Watkins Glen International Speedway.

  • Finished 1st North Atlantic Road Racing Championship ITS.

  • Set a new ITS track record at Watkins Glen International.

  • Placed 3rd out of Top 25 in BMW MotorSports Sports Trophy Program: A total of 283 drivers, both amateur and professional, competed for the award, with 25 finalists invited to Germany for the BMW Sports Trophy award ceremony. Based on performance results, Capizzi placed 3rd among the finalists, receiving a third place 2014 BMW Sports Trophy and $27,000 prize.

2013

  • Improved Touring (ITS) BMW/Mazda – North American Road Racing Championship (NARRC) and Pro IT.

  • Entered 14 races

  • Finished 11 out of 14 races on the podium (80% of races entered, placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd)

  • Won 6 out of 14 races.

  • Set a new lap time record at Watkins Glen International Speedway ITS class.

  • Qualified on the pole starting position 6 times.

  • Turned the fasted lap time during 5 races.

  • Won the PRO IT season finale race at Watkins Glen International Speedway.

  • Raced in 3 different classes & series – coming in 1st Place Championship NARRC ITE Class; 2nd Place Championship points in the NARRC ITS Class; and 2nd Place in the PRO IT Championship ITS class.

  • Placed 12th out of Top 25 in BMW MotorSports Sports Trophy Program: A total of 259 drivers, both amateur and professional, competed for the award, with 25 finalists invited to Germany for the BMW Sports Trophy award ceremony. Based on performance results, Capizzi placed 12th among the finalists, receiving a trophy and $11,500 prize. Capizzi was one of only four US-based drivers to make the finals of the competition.

2012

  • Improved Touring (ITS) BMW/Mazda – North American Road Racing Championship (NARRC) and Northeast Region Division (NER)

  • Entered in 10 races, half in the BMW and half in the Mazda Miata.

  • Won 4 races.

  • One 2nd Place finish

  • One 3rd Place finish

  • Qualified on the pole 5 times.

  • Turned fastest lap in 6 races.

  • 2nd in ITS Series Championship

  • (SM) Spec Miata – North American Road Racing Championship (NARRC) and Northeast Region Division (NER)

  • Entered 12 races.

  • One 1st Place finish

  • One 2nd Place finish

  • Three 3rd Place finishes

  • 4th in SM Series Championship

  • Turned the fasted lap in 2 races.

2011

  • (SM) Spec Miata – North American Road Racing Championship (NARRC) and Northeast Region Division (NER)

  • Entered 18 races.

  • Won 4 races.

  • Five 2nd Place finishes

  • Set 3 new track records (in SM2)

  • Turned the fastest lap times in 10 races.

  • Qualified on the pole 5 times.

  • Came in 3rd in SM2 Series Championship

2010

  • 1st Late Model Stock Car Race at Irwindale Speedway, California

  • 1st Place in “Heat Race”

  • 2nd Place in #99 Lowe’s car in Drive Tech Series

  • One “Feature Race”

2007

  • Skip Barber Race Series, open-wheel formula

  • 1st Place Master’s Championship Eastern Division

  • All Top 10 Finishes

  • Three 3rd Place Finishes

2006

  • Skip Barber Race Series, open-wheel formula (the largest open-wheel amateur championship in North America)

  • 5thOverall in series

  • 1st Year Racing

TRAINING

2006:

  • Three-Day Race Training Spring Mountain Advanced Driving School Nevada

2007:

  • Two-Day Advanced Racing School Skip Barber Numerous Coaching & Training days with Jim Pace, professional race car driver and coach Numerous track days & training with the “Racing School with Mark Ebert” as well as Drive Tech Racing