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Phillippe Denes

Phillippe Denes

 #5 RP Motorsport USA


Birthdate: March 23, 1999
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Residence: Carmel, CA
Website: denes-racing.com
Twitter: @phillippedenes
Facebook: Phillippe Denes
Instagram: @phillippedenes
YouTube: Phillippe Denes




Fire Flighters / Zoltan Denes, MD / Denes Realty Carmel

Nationality: Hungarian

Languages spoken: English, Hungarian

Height/weight: 6'2" / 169 lbs

Education: Student at Monterey Peninsula College

Local hero:  I grew up around Weathertech Raceway Laguna Seca, and that fueled my passion for motorsports

Charities I support: The SPCA

Favorite food: Ike's sandwiches

Talent I wish I had: Being a great artist

Interesting note about  me: I was an Olympic junior team swimmer

The one person I would most like to meet: Ronan Doskey-Mulvaney

Racing heroes: Michael Schumacher, Jules Bianchi, Charles Leclerc and Marco Simoncelli

Racing goal: To be an NTT IndyCar Series champion

Career results:


  • Finished 11th in the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires despite missing three races
  • Earned 11 top 10 finishes in 13 races


  • Won the 24 Hour GT Series European Championship in the SPX class from pole position
  • Competed in two International GT Open in the GT Am class, earning a podium finish


  • Competed in four Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires races with a best finish of fifth at Indianapolis
  • Competed in three Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship races


  • Competed in the F1600 Championship, finishing third with two wins


  • Ranked in the top 10 in professional karting


  • National champion at the NASA Formula Car Challenge with World Speed Motorsports in Formula Speed 2.0
  • Attended the Skip Barber driving school

2012 - 2016

  • Competed in professional karting