Donna races in the Mazda MX-5 Cup Series.
Results from the first practice session for
Sunday's Round Four SCCA Pro Racing Mazda MX-5 Cup
race part of the Mazda Grand Prix of Portland,
Donna placedd 12th out of 29 cars.
Type of Racing: Sports Car
Race Series: NASA SCCA SF Region, Mazda MX-5 Cup
Grand American Cup Road Racing series
Introduction: Donna first started out driving a
1991 ZR1 Corvette in the NASA HPDE program in 2002.
The motor racing bug hit her and she decided to get
her racing license in 2003.
She joined up with Team Metric Motorsports and
started racing a 1990 Honda Civic SI in the Nasa
Honda Challenge series and enduro events late in
2003. Her first race she entered was a 3 hour
enduro at Buttonwillow, at night and in the rain !!
Her next race was with Team Metric Motorsports and
won the 1st annual NASA 25 Hour enduro at
Thunderhill in the E3 division. In 2004 she won the
Honda Challenge H-4 season championship.
In 2005 She joined forces with REC Motorsports
and raced a 1992 Acura Integra in the Honda
Challenge series and SCCA SF Region in ITX. Ron
Carroll, her teammate raced the ITA Class. She
finished 2nd overall in the season championships in
ITX and went on to break several track records in
In the past, she has raced motocross, downhill
skiing and mountain bikes.
Current Season: This season Donna is racing both
NASA and SCCA SF Region in both ITA /ITX division.
So far she has not lost a race and is currently the
points leader in respective classes and has
continued to break track records. She also tried
her first Grand American Cup race at Mid-Ohio,
joining forces with imotoracing. Despite Car
troubles and a huge punt off the track, Donna still
managed to finish a respectable 26th.
Racing Goals: For the 2007 racing season, Donna
would like to race the entire Grand AM Cup series
and continue to race with SCCA SF Region and try a
different class. The working crew in the SF Region
are like family. They are all great people.
Personal: Donna is single and lives in Minden,
Nevada with her 2 children 7 and 11. She is also a
level 3 certified ski instructor, aerobic
instructor, rides motorcycles and is an avid surfer
and mountain biker. Her other hobbies are cooking
and gardening and reading books.
Special Thanks to: Donna wants to thank her
children for putting up with her racing habit and
going with her to the races.
She would also like to thank Ron Carroll from
REC Motorsports for his endless support and belief
in her ability to race. Thanks Ron! You're the
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