Pro Racer Josh Pierson Began Driving at Age 2

March 12, 2023 | News

HAGERTY | Matt Fink

30 January 2023

Most of us remember our first time getting behind the wheel. For those into motorsports, you can probably remember your first time out on a track. American racing prodigy Josh Pierson was too young to remember any of these first-time experiences because he was two years old when he first hit the track.

He has been racing ever since.

Pierson, now 16 years old, is the youngest driver ever to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. He recently signed a three-year contract with IndyCar’s Ed Carpenter Racing, and just competed in this year’s Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, in the #35 TDS Racing LMP2 car …