Batt Motorsports

Eric Batt

Eric Batt on cover of NKN
Eric takes pole at TaG World Finals and is on the cover of NKN, photo by David Lee

Throughout the 2005 season Eric displayed a growing interest in karting and began racing in the 2006 season.  Eric started in the Yamaha Junior Can class using the Comet chassis Evan raced in 2005 and later switched to a Margay chassis.  In 2007 Eric moved to the Spec TaG Senior, and finished second place in points!  For 2008 he changed to an Arrow AX-9 and raced the TaG Sportsman class, and finished second place in points. 

Eric made a big move in 2009 to a new Zanardi shifter kart with a DDR Stock Moto Honda.  Eric won the first two KRA races against a field of experienced shifter kart drivers; however, he finished second place in points - again! He finished the year by participating in the SKUSA SuperNats in Las Vegas (along side of the best karters in the world including  Michael Schumacher, Dan Weldon and Sebastien Buemi). 

In the 2010 season Eric competed against is older brother Evan throughout the season.  They both raced the KRA Shifter class, and both raced select SKUSA and GLPS races.  Eric continued to hone his skills throughout the season.  In July he raced in the SKUSA Summer Nationals and two weeks later attended the Skip Barber Formula Car School at Road America.  By the end of the year lead the most laps in several races and almost won the TaG World Finals Shifter Class (a close second to Josh Lane).  Eric was also the crew chief for Milka Duno and James Davison for their 2010 RoboPong race.

Eric had an outstanding season in 2011 as he won the KRA Shifter Championship and Stock Moto Class of the TaG World Finals.  For 2012 Eric will change to a DR S97 chassis.

Eric is a graduate of Noblesville High School and is attending Ball State University.  His other hobbies include golf, music and fishing.

Eric Batt at Road America
2010 Eric Road America, photo by David Hutson

Eric Formula BMW
Eric after Formula BMW 2009 Test Session


2008 Eric Wins KRA7 TaG Sportsman


Eric 2007 Season


Eric 2006 Season, photo by David Lee




 

 

Highlights

2011
  • Eric won the TaG World Finals Stock Moto
  • Eric won the KRA Shifter Chmpionship
  • Eric takes the overall win in the combined SKUSA Central States Challenge and Great Lakes Pro Series shifter race.
  • Eric is featured in Motul News.
2010
  • Eric Finished 2nd in KRA Shifter Class (behind his brother Evan).
  • Eric won KRA Shifter race (after Evan retired for the season)
  • Eric gets 2nd place in TaG World Finals Stock Moto class
  • Eric attends Skip Barber Formula Car School at Road America
  • Eric raced SKUSA Summer Nationals and made his way up to third place before contact with a barrier.

Eric Batt

2009
  • Eric's first year in a shifter kart, and wins several Stock Moto KRA races.
  • Great Lakes Pro Series podium finish.
  • Competes in the SuperNats XIII in Las Vegas (along with Michael Schumacher).
Eric Batt

Mike Burrell

Mike Burrell"Both Evan and Eric are the young men of great character, on and off the track.  They both have a strong under-standing of the fundamentals of kart chassis setup and driving.  I've worked closely with Evan on projects for both National Kart News and MKP and he's been a great asset in terms of both professionalism and knowledge.  I look forward to working with Evan and Eric for years to come in karting!" - Mike Burrell,  Editor of National Kart News, accomplished racer, and Principal of Indiana Racing Services. (2009)

  • 2008 2nd Place in KRA TaG Sportsman
  • 2007 2nd Place in KRA Spec TaG Senior
  • Rookie year in 2006 (Yamaha Jr Can)

Jay Vormwald

Jay Vormwald "I have enjoyed working with Evan and Eric Batt. Evan has already proven his driving skills. He impresses me with his methodical analysis setting up a kart and driving the kart with an awareness of where he is, and where he needs to be. Eric this season has shown so much improvement. Eric has matured to become a talented driver and tuner" quote by Jay Vormwald. (2008)