About Katie

"My mission is to be and become the best driver I can."

  • Birthdate: June 25, 2007
  • Hometown: Dryden, Michigan
  • Siblings: Younger sister (Grace) and younger brother (Keith)
  • Sports: Basketball, softball, track and volleyball

ACHIEVEMENTS

2020

CRA Jr. Late Model
  • 2 feature wins – Indianapolis Speedrome and Toledo Speedway
  • 3 fastest qualifier awards –Jr. Late Model Track Record at Anderson Speedway
  • 2020 CRA Jr. Late Model Champion
  • First female Champion in CRA history

2019

CRA Jr. Late Model
  • 1 top 3 finish – 2019
  • 5 top 5 finishes – 2019
  • 2nd fastest qualifier at Corrigan Oil Speedway and Anderson Speedway
  • 4th place in championship points
  • Sportsman of the Year Award

2017-2018

Restricted 600CC Micro Sprint - Dirt
  • Won 3 feature races at Jackson Speedway – 2017
  • Rookie of the Year at Jackson Speedway – 2017
  • 2nd place in championship points at Jackson Speedway – 2017
  • Several top 5 finishes at Logansport Speedway – 2018

2016-2017

Jr Sprint - Dirt
  • Won 2 Jr Sprint features US24 Speedway – 2016
  • Won Jr Sprint feature US24 Speedway - 2017
  • Won B-main and finished 10th in Tulsa Shootout A-main – 2017

2013-2016

USAC .25 Midget series
  • Started racing at age 5
  • Over 40 feature wins in .25 midgets
  • Won 13 races, including 5 regional races as a rookie – 2013
  • Won Jr Honda feature race at BQMRA Winternationals – 2013
  • 2nd place in Jr Honda championship points in BQMRA Winternationals – 2014
  • Set new Jr Animal track record at COQMRA – 2014
  • Finished 4th in Jr Honda at QMA Eastern Grand Nationals – 2014
  • Finished 3rd in Jr Animal at USAC .25 National race at LKS – 2015
  • Jr Honda points champion at CQMRA – 2015
  • Jr Animal points champion at CQMRA – 2015
  • 2nd place in Jr Honda Midwest Thunder Regional Series Championship – 2015
  • 4th place in Jr Animal Midwest Thunder Regional Series Championship – 2015
  • 2nd place in Jr Animal at NCQMA Fall Nationals – 2015
  • Jr Honda points champion at BQMRA Winternationals – 2016
  • Jr Animal points champion at BQMRA Winternationals – 2016
  • Won 3 Jr Honda Midwest Thunder Regional Races and finished 3rd in points – 2016
  • Won 4 Jr Animal Midwest Thunder Regional Races and finished 3rd in points – 2016
  • Won 1 Mod Midwest Thunder Regional Race and finished 3rd in points – 2016
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THE KATIE HETTINGER RACING TEAM

Car Owner/Crew Chief:

Matt Piercy

Fan Club:

Grace, Keith and Mom

Crew:

Bobby Murany
Thomas Beane
Deven Sanchez
Chris Hettinger