ANDREW CARLSON #15
TEAM: Olsbergs MSE
DATE OF BIRTH: December 15, 1992
HOMETOWN: Elk River, Minnesota
VEHICLE: Honda Civic
Andrew is a regular racer of short-course off-road trucks and UTVs. He started racing trucks in 2015 (PRO-Lite), had a podium finish that year and started to climb the ranks of off-road racing. He went on to have three wins across Pro Lite, Pro2 and Pro4 from 2016-2019.
TEAM BIO: Swedish outfit Olsbergs MSE (OMSE) designs, builds and operates competition cars for motorsport. The organization is the second most winning in the USA, having fielded the Global Rallycross driver’s champion in 2011-2014 (VW Andretti Rallycross earned all of the rest) and 20 X Games medals (including podium sweeps in Los Angeles, 2011 (Brian Deegan, Tanner Foust, Marcus Gronholm); Brazil 2013 (Scott Speed, Topi Heikkinen, Patrik Sandell).
Notable drivers who have competed on the OMSE roster include Ken Block, Tanner Foust, Brian Deegan, Scott Speed, two-time World Rally Champion Marcus Grönholm, Indy 500 Champion Kenny Brack.
The team is committed to driver development and designed and launched a feeder series for the sport with Rallycross Lites in 2013. Versions of these cars have now raced in every major series in the world as “Lites” or “RX2” (or similar) and will race as NRX NEXT here in Utah.