Summit "Max" Fedler is an Honor Athlete at Denver South High School. He is ranked in the top 5% of his class for GPA and is a two-sport varsity athlete competing in Cross Country and Lacrosse.
As part of the fourth generation of a racing family, Max traces his roots in the sport back to his great-grandfather. In 2016, at the age of 15, Max received his SCCA Pro License and will debut professionally in the Pirelli World Challenge racing a BMW M235iR in the Touring Car class.
Max started racing karts at eight years old in his home state of Colorado. Within two years, he won his first championship in the IKF JR1 cadet series. With his younger brother Everest, the Fedler boys teamed with their long time driver coach, Greg Welch, to begin racing nationally in the Rotax Max Challenge, Challenge of the Americas, and SKUSA Pro Tour. In 2013, Max won the SKUSA Rocky Mountain Pro Kart Challenge and in 2014, the Rotax Max Racing the Rockies Championship.
In 2015, while still competing in the Rotax Max Challenge and SKUSA Fikse Wheels Pro Tour, Max began testing racing cars to explore his professional career. He completed tests in Spec Miata and in SCCA Formula Lites with JDX Racing in Colorado.
In 2016, Max finished fourth overall in the Rotax Challenge of the Americas series and began testing and racing the BMW M235i. He has joined the BMW Sports Trophy Drivers Competition and finished on the podium in his first two races in the car.