Name: Michael Martin Ramies
Birthdate: February 2, 1991
Height: 5 ft-7 in
Weight: 135 Lbs
Birthplace: Portola Valley California
Home Town: Portola Valley California
Parents: Tom & Jeanette Ramies
Siblings: Younger brother, Scott
Pets: 2 mutt dogs: Homer & Tucker – leopard gecko: Woody
Winning Skip Barber Western Regional Series Championship March 2009 and training with Rob Wilson arranged by USF1 July 2009
To be a Formula 1 driver
Fernando Alonso, Sebastian Vettel, and Michael Schumacher
Try to win and not crash
Work out every other day
I just try to imagine the track in my head every night before bed
Race day routine:
I try not eat I think better when I am hungry – lots of water and juice
What do you do in your spare time?
Relax and hang out with friends as much as I can
When are you the happiest?
driving – definitely when i am driving
What are your favorite stores?
Oakley – PacSun – Nordstoms
What is your work out routine?
I run lift weights and then swim
Do you have a lucky number?
4 but don’t ask why I wont tell you
What else would you want to do?
I would want to be coaching or in some way working with drivers
What is your personal philosophy?
Have fun and enjoy life
What advice do you have?
Do what you are passionate about
What do you admire in others?
Honesty and a sense of humor
Who was your greatest influence?
My Dad because he got me started in racing
Do you have any hobbies?
Running – swimming – go karting – skiing – mountain biking
What is your favorite wrist watch?
Do you have any favorite clothes?
You know some favorite jeans t-shirts and a couple of soft hoodies
What are your favorite cars?
Ferrari 458 and the Lamborghini lp 560
Any favorite motorcycles?
What is your favorite type of music?
I like things that are different so I guess alternative rock
What is your favorite CD?
I don’t have one favorite but I like Kings of Leon and Audrye Sessions a lot
Do you have any favorite TV shows?
Burn Notice – Entourage – Royal Pains – The Office and South Park
Any TV shows you hate?
Anything on HGTV
What are your favorite movies?
Anything funny or action or a good car chase
Do you have a favorite actor or actress?
Jim Carrey – Jeremy Piven – Leslie Mann
What do you like to eat?
Steak or pizza
Any favorite drinks?
Just water and green tea
What is your favorite day?
Can you cook?
I am good in the kitchen but my favorites are homemade pizza and BBQ shrimp
Do you play an instrument?
nope my tempo and rhythm all happens on the track
What is your greatest weakness?
Yeah….like I would answer that
What aggravates you the most?
People who drive 10 mph under the speed limit