Bio


"Once the trademark orange and black helmet goes on and the once easily approachable driver slides behind the wheel, one of sports car racing’s true “nice guys” makes the switch to one of its fiercest competitors."
- Mazda Raceway Press

Intrigued growing up by photographs of his dad and uncles racing karts. … Found first go-kart under Christmas tree when he was nine. … Won 1998 World Karting Association national championship; also posted two Star Mazda victories. … 1999 Skip Barber Midwestern Region champion and rookie of the year with 15 wins. … Had seven wins and finished second in 2000 Skip Barber National Championship. … Won 2002 Formula Ford Zetec championship with seven poles, eight wins and 10 podiums. … Placed sixth in 2004 Toyota Atlantic Championship with three podiums. … 2002 Team USA Finalist, placing second in the New Zealand Formula Ford Championship. … Third in GT class at 2008 Daytona 24 Hours. … Enjoys extreme sports. Says racing contracts usually prevent him from participating in them but will try anything at least once. … Admires Tony Stewart’s ability to adapt to different cars. … Has served as driving instructor at Panoz and Skip Barber racing schools. … Enjoys Sebring 12 Hours because of fan turnout.

2011 Team Falken Tire - Sellers, Henzler, Ragginger run as high as fourth in the GT category, but forced to retire early, after 220 laps. ...Sellers and Henzler drive a clean race at Long Beach and are rewarded with a fourth-place finish, the highest finish yet for the young team. ...Sellers takes car from ninth on the grid to fourth at Lime Rock Park before handing over to Henzler. Henzler crosses finish line in third, making contact with #04 Ford GT in process. Officials penalize the team two positions (fifth place) for avoidable contact. ...Co-driver Henzler issued stop and go penalty for passing under yellow at Mosport, but takes GT lead briefly afterwards. Sellers brings car home in fifth. ...A flawless drive for Sellers/Henzler in difficult rain conditions at Mid-Ohio earns Sellers and Team Falken their first Series win. ...A quiet four-hour race to sixth at Road America for Henzler/Sellers. ...At Baltimore, co-driver Henzler picks up multiple spots by successfully avoiding opening lap melee, then into the lead near 30-minute mark. After pit stops and driver changes, Sellers retakes the lead with 40 minutes remaining. Team takes second win of the season.

2010 Team Falken Tire - At Sebring, part of Team Falken lineup in team’s first 12 Hours. Porsche ran well and led early before right-rear wheel came off twice (once with Sellers at wheel). Lost time in paddock diagnosing cause. Placed 12th in GT2. … At Long Beach, placed sixth in GT – team’s best showing since debut a year prior – with Henzler, who led the first 36 laps. … At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, ran seventh in GT2 in epic class battle. ... At Utah, was at wheel when rear of Porsche erupted in flames. Crew able to rebuild rear of car to make race. Finished with hard-earned ninth-place class finish. ... At Lime Rock, ran eighth in GT class in heavy traffic. ... At Mid-Ohio, came home eighth in Sellers` home race near Dayton, OH. ... At Road America, part of tremendous GT-wide battle that saw top nine cars on lead lap. Entry placed 10th in class. ... At Mosport, improved to seventh-place finish in race cut short by red-flag stoppage at 2:19 running. ... At Petit Le Mans, drove with Martin Ragginger (subbing for injured Henzler) to 10th place finish to finish first full season of Falken Tire program.

2009 Team Falken Tire - Announced as factory driver for new Team Falken Tire, which enterd Porsche 911 GT3 RSR at Long Beach, Petit Le Mans and Monterey Sports Car Championships. … At Long Beach, drove Porsche for first time in competition with Dominic Cicero. Had very successful weekend despite retirement due to transmission issue. Showed good pace and consistency in team’s first start. … At Petit Le Mans, reported smoking from rear of the car just under an hour into the race. Penalty plus contact with No. 44 Porsche meant 11th-place GT2 finish. … At Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, completed first-year development program in Falken-shod Porsche with eighth-place finish alongside Cicero. Ran up front in class early with strong launchpad for full 2010 campaign.

2007 Panoz Team PTG - Lone Series start came at Sebring in one of two Panoz Team PTG entry. Esperante GTLM he shared with Scott Maxwell/Ross Smith completed 270 laps but finished 12th in GT2.

2006 BMW Team PTG - Made nine starts with BMW Team PTG and posted two top-five finishes. . .At Sebring, gearbox retirement after 124 laps left Sellers/JustinMarks/Martin Jensen 15th in GT2. ... At Mid-Ohio, notched first top-five finish of the season as BMW M3 finished race running fifth and improved to fourth at Lime Rock (10th overall). ... Ninth at Utah and eighth at Portland. ... Began Road America from rear of grid but advanced to sixth at race`s end. ... Ninth to close season at both Petit Le Mans and Mazda Raceay Laguna Seca.

2005 Panoz Esperante GTLM - Seventh at Sebring with Scott Maxwell/Gunnar Jeannette in Panoz Esperante GTLM. ... Ninth with Maxwell at Grand Prix of Atlanta, then improved to eighth at Mid-Ohio. ... Paired with Marino Franchitti at Lime Rock and finished sixth in class. ... Electrical woes spelled an early end and 10th place at Infineon. ... Joined Robin Liddell in sister Panoz Esperante at Portland for fourth place finish, best of season. ... Mechanical issues at Road America and Mosport resulted in seventh-place finishes. ... Teamed with Franchitti/Jeannette for seventh at Petit Le Mans and Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca (with Franchitti). At Le Mans: Lone start was DNF in Panoz factory Esperante GTLM. Trio of Sellers/Marino Franchitti/Patrick Bourdais finished 185 laps.

2009 - Competed in three Grand Sport races with Maxwell Paper Racing, gathering best finish of 10th at Miller Motorsports Park with co-driver Dan DiLeo. Competed in three Rolex Sports Car Series GT races, with best finish of third at New Jersey Motorsports Park.

2008 - Contested five GS races, with best finish of 11th. Finished 16th in Rolex Series GT points standings with best finish of third in Rolex 24 At Daytona and four top 10s in 11 series starts.

2007 - Drove to career-best 10th in GS competition at Barber Motorsports Park. Also made one start in Street Tuner action. Contested three Rolex Series GT races with best finish of fourth at Iowa Speedway.

2006 - Made one Rolex Series start, finishing seventh in GT class in Rolex 24.

2005 - Landed Rolex Series GT pole in first career series start at Homestead-Miami Speedway, only to finish 16th.

2004 Lynx Racing - Competed in Formula Atlantic Championship, finishing sixth in standings with three podiums.

2002 - Won Formula Ford Zetec title with eight wins, seven poles and 10 podiums. Selected as All-American First Team by American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association.

2000 - Finished second in Skip Barber National Championship with seven wins.

1999 - Won Skip Barber Midwestern Region crown and Rookie of the Year honors with 15 wins.

1998 - Won World Karting Association national title. Also competed in Star Mazda Series, winning twice.

2012 Grand Am - Competed in the Rolex 24 At Daytona in 2012 with Burtin Racing, finishing 33rd in GT.