DRIVERS

Representatives for Women in Motorsports North America include the following individuals:

Lyn St. James

Women in Motorsports NA CO-Founder &
Racecar Driver, Author, Mentor, Speaker

Hometown | Residence:
Willoughby, OH | Phoenix, AZ

First Year in Racing: 1974

Greatest Accomplishment:
45-Year Career in Motorsports

Advice:
Believe in yourself. Follow your passion.

 

Michele Abbate

Michele Abbate

Grr Racing - Founder

Hometown | Residence:
Las Vegas, NV | Las Vegas, NV

First Year in Racing: 2004

Greatest Accomplishment:
First Women to Earn a Podium Finish in the Trans Am TA2 Category.

Advice:
You get out of it, what you put into it; Where there’s a will, there’s a way.

Ayla Rebecca Ågren

W Series Driver

Hometown | Residence:
Slemmestad, Norway | Houston, TX

First Year in Racing: 2000

Greatest Accomplishment:
F1600 Series Champion 2014

Advice:
Never be scared of asking – worse case scenario you get a no, or no answer at all.

Jessica Bean

USAC Midget Driver

Hometown | Residence:
Farmland, IN | Greensboro, NC

First Year in Racing: 2002

Greatest Accomplishment:
Becoming USAC’s Winningest Female Racer

Advice:
Be patient, be determined, work hard, and success will find its way.

Sabré Cook

Professional Racing Driver, Mechanical Engineer, Driver Coach

Hometown | Residence:
Grand Junction, CO | Indianapolis, IN

First Year in Racing: 2002

Greatest Accomplishment:
2012 SKUSA National Champion & 2018 Infiniti Engineering Academy Winner

Advice:
Focus on the process, and trust yourself along the way. What you need and want is unique to you – you alone have to stand up and fight for what you need to be successful. You get to choose your path and thoughts in each moment, so choose wisely – choose the ones that best serve your highest version of self.

Courtney Crone

Former Driver/Motorsports Media Personality

Hometown | Residence:
Corona, CA | Palm Desert, CA

First Year in Racing: 2006

Greatest Accomplishment:
Top 5 IMSA LMP3 at Daytona.

Advice:
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyway.

Erica Enders

NHRA Pro Stock & Pro Mod Driver, President of Erica Enders Racing

Hometown | Residence:
Houston, TX | Houston, TX

First Year in Racing: 19916

Greatest Accomplishment:
4X NHRA Pro Stock World Champion

Advice:
Dream big, anything is possible if you set your mind to it. Work hard, surround yourself with great people and never take no for an answer.

Erin Evernham

Former Driver/Motorsports Media Personality

Hometown | Residence:
Wilbraham, MA | Cornelius , NC

First Year in Racing: 1988

Greatest Accomplishment:
Only woman to win a World of Outlaws race.

Advice:
Dream big, work hard and remember to enjoy the journey.

Taylor Ferns

Racecar Driver, Law Student

Hometown | Residence:
Shelby Township, MI | Washington, MI

First Year in Racing: 2002

Greatest Accomplishment:
2011 USAC D1 Regional Midget Champion (2nd Female USAC Champion)

Advice:
Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

Taylor Hagler

Driver, Bryan Herta Autosport

Hometown | Residence:
Bulverde, TX | San Antonio, TX

First Year in Racing: 2018

Greatest Accomplishment:
2021 IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge TCR Champion

Advice:
Be true to yourself and live the life you want.

Katie Hettinger

Driver at Katie Hettinger Racing

Hometown | Residence:
Dryden, MI | Dryden, MI

First Year in Racing: 2012

Greatest Accomplishment:
Being the youngest female to win a Late Model Stock feature at Hickory Motor Speedway in 2021.

Advice:
If you want to do something, and you work hard enough, you can do it!

Shea Holbrook

BSI Racing, Owner

Hometown | Residence:
Daytona Beach, FL | Daytona Beach, FL

First Year in Racing: 2007

Greatest Accomplishment:
Racing in the W Series, 2019.

Advice:
Fear is a state of mind, will is an action taken. It takes great mental strength to succeed, so every morning remind the person you see in the mirror.

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Katherine Legge

Katherine Legge LLC

Hometown | Residence:
Haslemere, UK | Atlanta, GA

First Year in Racing: 1989

Greatest Accomplishment:
Test an F1 car.

Advice:
Never ever give up.

Cindi Lux

Lux Performance Group / CEO & Owner

Hometown | Residence:
Portland, OR | Portland, OR

First Year in Racing: 1994

Greatest Accomplishment:
Factory Driver for Mopar in World Challenge in 2007 to 2009

Advice:
Keep your head down and never give up. Surround yourself with positive people and always remember it’s the small details that make a difference. Work twice as hard and always be humble.

Kelsey Rowlings

Owner & Driver at Drift Chick LLC

Hometown | Residence:
Lake Mary, FL | Lake Mary, FL

First Year in Racing: 2008

Greatest Accomplishment:
First woman to earn a professional Formula Drift Pro 2 license

Advice:
The only person who can stop you from achieving your goals is YOU!