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Teddy Kottschade


Teddy is a 17 yr old rising star from Ramsey, Minnesota. He made his racing debut at the age of 5 in dirt oval go-karts in 2012. After competing in some of karting's biggest events 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 2019 Teddy moved up to drive Legends at Elko Speedway and was named Elko Legend Rookie of the Year. 2021 brought a big change for Teddy as he moved into a Big 8 Late Model. He found success as he earned NASCAR's 2021 Division 1 Minnesota Rookie of the Year and Elko Speedway's 2021 Late Model Rookie of the Year! During the off season Teddy is at ProKart Indoors Maple Grove practicing his racing skills. In January of 2023 he was chosen to participate in the Lucas Oil School of Racing Scholarship Shootout in Miami, FL.

2024 will see Teddy taking a step in a new direction as he pilots a USRA dirt modified!!



  • Feature Wins: 22

  • Podium Finishes: 70

  • Heat Wins: 40

Late Model
  • 2021 NASCAR Division I MN Rookie of the Year

  • 2021 Late Model Rookie of the Year - Elko Speedway 

Bandolero Highlights
  • 2018 Bandolero Rookie of the Year - Elko Speedway

  • 2018 4th Place Points - Elko Speedway 

legend Highlights
  • 2019 Legend Rookie of the Year - Elko Speedway

  • 2019 8th Place Points - Elko Speedway 

  • 2020 6th Place Points - Elko Speedway

  • 2020 21st Nationally for INEX Legends Young Lion Points

Karting Highlights
  • 1st Heat Win 7-27-12

  • 1st Feature Win 8-15-12

  • 2013 Metro Dirt Track Champion - Sport Kids

  • 2013 2nd Place Points -  Ramsey Raceway Sport Kids

  • 2015 South Dakota State Champion - Jr1

  • 2016 South Dakota State Champion - Jr1

  • 2016 Maxxis Midwest Sportsman of the Year

  • 2016 3rd Place Points - Maxxis Midwest Lite Jr1

  • 2016 2nd Place - Midwest Maxx Daddy - Jr1

Fun facts


Food - Subs

Drink - Pop

Movie - Kelly's Heros

Book - Bible

School Subject - History

Board Game - Knoxville Monopoly

Ice Cream Flavor - Cookies N' Cream

Holiday - Christmas

Season - Summer

Day of the Week - Saturday

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