Darren started racing go-karts at 10 years old. He would go on to be the first driver to achieve the “perfect victory” at the Macau Grand Prix since Ayrton Senna by winning from pole position, leading every lap, and setting a lap record. He also tested with the Williams F1 team
in ‘99, and in 2000 he began working for the BAR Honda F1 team as a test driver. He later joined Chip Ganassi’s IndyCar team where he achieved 8 top-ten finishes. Darren then joined A.J. Foyt for the 2007 and ‘08 IndyCar seasons. Also, 2007 Darren would lead his team to a 2nd place finish in the 24 Hours of Daytona after a long overnight stint in the rain.