Born, Josef Nicolai Newgarden, on December 22, 1990 in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Newgarden has racing experience in an assortment of series; Kart Racers of America, Skip Barber Racing School, Formula Ford, Formula Palmer Audi, GP3, Road to Indy (IndyLights) and IndyCar.
In 2011 Newgarden was the IndyLights Champion.
Newgarden currently competes for and is the reigning 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series Champion.
Across his six years of competing in the IndyCar Series, Newgarden has; 100 starts, two poles, seven wins and 19 podiums.