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JosiaH Kottschade


Josiah is an 15 yr old racer from Ramsey, Minnesota. He made his racing debut at the age of 4 in dirt oval go-karts in 2013. After competing in karting he made the jump to Bandoleros in 2018 racing at his home track of Elko Speedway along with his bando debut at Lil' Texas Motor Speedway. In 2021 Josiah  moved into the 7K Racing Legend car vacated by older brother Teddy. In 2022 Josiah began racing his legend on road courses. He acquired a Spec Miata and plans on racing the Miata in 2023 at Brainerd International Raceway. During the off season Josiah is keeping his racing skills sharp by practicing at ProKart Indoors Maple Grove.



  • Feature Wins: 16

  • Podium Finishes: 51

  • Heat Wins: 25

Bandolero Highlights
  • 2018 10th Place Points - Elko Speedway 

  • 2019 Most Improved Driver - Elko Speedway

  • 2019 3rd Place Points - Elko Speedway

  • 1st Heat Win 6-18-20

  • 2020 2nd Place Points - Elko Speedway

  • 2020 7th Nationally for INEX Bandolero Points

Karting Highlights
  • 1st Heat Win 5-30-14

  • 1st Feature Win 5-16-14

  • 2014 56 Speedway Champion - Putt Putt

  • 2015 South Dakota State Champion - Putt Putt

  • 2016 2nd Place Points - 56 Speedway Jr1 Alcohol

Fun facts


Food - BBQ

Drink - Pop

Movie - Days of Thunder

Book - Bible

School Subject - History

Board Game - Knoxville Monopoly/Settlers of Catan

Ice Cream Flavor - Mint

Holiday - 4th of July/Christmas

Season - Summer/Fall

Day of the Week - Wednesday

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