Paulie Colagiovanni
Paulie Colagiovanni

Paulie Colagiovanni
Cicero, NY

Driver Information

At the age of 12, Paulie began his racing career in micro sprints. In 2013, he ran at Paradise Speedway in the amateur division then moved up to the pro division. In 2014, he followed the NYS Premier 600 Tour (NY6A) & won at I-88 Speedway & Paradise Speedway.
In 2015, Paulie moved up to 360 sprint cars & toured with the Empire Super Sprints (ESS). His best finish was a 3rd at Albany-Saratoga Speedway on July 17. He won the ESS Rookie of the Year & was named as 1 of the 4 finalists in the National 360 Rookie of the Year.
In 2016, Paulie continued touring with ESS in the 360 winged sprint car. He finished 7th in the Einstein Construction Group Canada Tour, 8th in the Cobra Dash for Cash Series, 5th in the 4 Fondations Saisons Quebec Series, 9th in the Insinger Performance Hard Charger, and 10th in the Danny Willmes Enterprises Lap Leader.
In 2017, Paulie raced with ESS in the 360 sprint car. He won his 1st 360 sprint car feature at Audrome Granby on August 25. He finished 4th in the Lucas Oil ESS Championship Tour, 7th in the NAPA US Tour, 3rd in the 1000 Islands RV Centre Canada Tour, 7th in the SUNY Canton Series, 3rd 4 Fondations Saisons Quebec Series, 9th in the Insinger Performance Hard Charger, 7th in the Danny Wilmes Enterprises Lap Leader & 10th in the Donath Motor Worx CNY Speedweek.
In 2018, Paulie raced the 360 sprint car with ESS. He did a partial season & finished 13th in the Lucas Oil ESS Championship Tour.
In 2019, Paulie won the ESS Lucas Oil Championship Tour, ESS Donath Motor Worx CNY Speedweek, ESS Ohsweken Speedway Canada Tour, ESS NAPA US Tour, & ESS E & V Energy Interstate Series. He finished 2nd in the ESS Danny Willmes Enterprises Lap Leader & 2nd in the ESS Fondations 4 Saisons Quebec Series Tour. During the ESS tour, he amassed 7 ESS victories which were at Autodrome Drummond on June 3, Can-Am on July 4, Land of Legends Speedway on July 5, Fulton Speedway on July 7, Land of Legends on August 5, Can-Am on August 10, & Autodrome Granby on August 27. Paulie also ran a few races with PST.
Due to the COVID-19 regulations, Paulie's race schedule in the 2020 season was greatly altered. Paulie ran 7 of the 10 races with URC and finished 8th in points with 1 feature win at Bridgeport Speedway. ESS held 1 race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park & Paulie took the win. The PST season consisted of 4 races & Paulie finished 2nd in points; 3 points behind the champion. Paulie traveled many weekends to Port Royal Speedway to race the 410. He had to learn how to race the track & how a 410 handles while racing against the stiff PA competition. His highest finish in the 410 was 5th & earned 410 Rookie of the Year.
In 2021, Paulie ran 40 times in the 360 with multiple series & 9 times with the 410. He accumulated 25 top 5s & 6 top 10s. Paulie started the season with a win at Hattiesburg Speedway with USCS. He finished 2nd in the ESS Lucas Oil Championship Tour; 6 points behind the champion. He garnered 2 wins; 1 at Can-Am Speedway & the other at Albany-Saratoga Speedway. He also earned the PJC Spray Foam Hard Charger award, 2nd in PJC Spray Foam CNY Speedweek & 3rd in the Rifenburg Contracting Corp Fast Time Award. Paulie finished 3rd in the Outlaw Speedway 360 Championship with 3 wins. In the A-Verdi Storage Containers Patriot Sprint Tour Championship, Paulie garnered 3rd with 2 wins; 1 at Fonda Speedway & the other at Utica-Rome Speedway. In the 410, he had a successful stint with WOO with the high of a 2nd at Ransomville Speedway.

Career Highlights

17 360 Wins - 11 ESS, 3 Outlaw Speedway, 2 PST, 1 URC, 1 USCS

2021 2nd WOO @ Ransomville Speedway

2020 Port Royal Speedway 410 Rookie of the Year

2019 ESS Tour Champion

2015 ESS Rookie of the Year

Most Memorable Moment

1st ESS win in 360 sprint car at Autodrome Granby, Canada




  • TrackAlbany-Saratoga Speedway in NY
  • FoodChicken wings


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