Shannon McIntosh

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Shannon McIntosh
Shannon McIntosh 01.jpg
McIntosh in 2011
Nationality American
Born (1989-07-24) July 24, 1989 (age 27)
Miamisburg, Ohio, United States
Debut season 2014
ARCA Racing Series
Car no. 72
Starts 1
Wins 0
Poles 0

Shannon McIntosh (born July 24, 1989) is an American auto racing driver who competes in the ARCA Racing Series, recently competing for Cunningham Motorsports.[1] She previously raced in the U.S. F2000 National Championship for Pabst Racing Services and with Cape Motorsports with Wayne Taylor Racing in 2011.[2] She also drove for legendary car builder and owner Bob East in 2010 in the USAC Midgets.[3]

Born and raised in Miamisburg, Ohio, McIntosh began her racing career at age 5 and has amassed over 100 combined victories through Quarter Midgets and USAC Midgets. In 2012, McIntosh was the only female competitor in the US F2000 National Championship and the only American female in The Road to Indy.[4] McIntosh has been sponsored by companies like TrueCar and Tag Hauer while adorning a racing suit by AlpineStars and uses Arai Helmet.

Recently, McIntosh partnered with Dallas Mavericks and American businessman Mark Cuban with the social media app called Cyber Dust.[5]

McIntosh competed for the October 2011 cover of Seventeen as one of five finalists chosen from 35,000 applicants which also included a docu-reality special on MTV.[6]

She finished eighth in the 2011 U.S. F2000 National Championship[7] Her best race finish was eighth (twice) and 18th in the 2012 U.S. F2000 National Championship,[8] scoring a best finish of eleventh.

After working diligently for a drive during the 2013 season, McIntosh earned an opportunity to race part-time in the ARCA Racing Series for Cunningham Motorsports.[9] Competing in the Scott Get Geared Up 200 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, McIntosh drove from 29th to score a respectable 15th-place finish in the race.[10] Competed in the 2016 K&N Pro Series

References[edit]

  1. ^ ARCA Racing Series. McIntosh ready for ARCA debut on July 25 at Lucas Oil Raceway ' 'ARCA Racing Series' ', July 1, 2014
  2. ^ Cavin, Curt. Feb. 11: Pit Pass, Indianapolis Star, February 11, 2011
  3. ^ About Shannon McIntosh ' 'Glass Hammer Racing' ', August 1, 2011
  4. ^ Prewitt, Alex. IndyCar's Shannon McIntosh won't give up hope, ESPN, June 2, 2011
  5. ^ ARCA Racing Series. Shannon McIntosh partners with Mark Cuban-owned mobile app Cyber Dust ' 'ARCA Racing Series' 'July 10, 2014
  6. ^ Ryan, Nate. Cover girl, USA Today, June 4, 2011
  7. ^ Final 2011 Points Standings, U.S. F2000, Retrieved 2011-09-05
  8. ^ Final 2012 Points Standings, U.S. F2000, Retrieved 2012-10-02
  9. ^ DeZinno, Tony. Leilani Munter, Shannon McIntosh announce ARCA race plans, NBC Sports, December 20, 2013, Retrieved 2014-03-20
  10. ^ Tiongson, Rob. In the Driver's Seat with Shannon McIntosh, Stock Car Racing Talent, ' 'The Podium Finish' ', September 29, 2014, Retrieved 2014-11-05

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