Timeline

2012

  • racing limited late model division at multiple tracks in NC, VA, SC this season.
  • captured 3 pole positions in 8 races so far this season.
  • hope to compete in 2 or 3 late model races by season’s end.

2011

  • ran full season at limited late model level, running at Hickory Motor Speedway, legendary tough track and ” Birthplace Of The Nascar Stars”.
  • got first win of stock car career.
  • nine Top 5 finishes
  • as a rookie, finished 4th out of 30 total drivers
  • starred in Great American Country’s reality show, Born To Drive
  • turned 16, got her driver’s license.

2010

  • competed in first ever stock car race. ran 5 limited late model races. finished in Top 10 four times.
  • documentary Racing Dreams released on DVD. Annabeth does press tour.
  • featured in Best Buy’s “@15″ series, showcasing exceptional teens at 15.

2009

  • moved into the Bandolero cars in the Young Gun Division as a rookie?
  • in Bando’s: 25 Top 5 finishes, 6 Top 10 finishes, finished 2nd for 5 straight weeks
  • finished 6th in Summer Shootout points
  • highest finishing rookie in the Summer Shootout points
  • highest finishing female in the Nation in Young Guns
  • in National points, finished 12th out of 132

2008

  • selected for NASCAR’s “Drive For Diversity” program
  • Two-time WKA National Dirt Champion: Jr. Champ Lite, Jr. Champ Heavy
  • Two-time Grand National Champion: Jr. Champ Lite, Jr. Champ Heavy
  • WKA North Carolina State Series Triple Crown Winner: Jr. Champ Lite, Jr. Champ Heavy, Jr. Champ Raptor
  • Tennessee State Dirt Champion: Jr. Gold Lite, Jr. Gold Heavy, Jr. Champ Lite, Jr. Champ Heavy
  • received NASCAR’s first ever Young Racer Award for outstanding achievements on the race track.
  • featured in Sports Illustrated’s “Faces In The Crowd”

2007

  • WKA National Speedway Dirt Series
  • Jr. sportsman 2 division
  • 3rd in lite, 3rd in heavy, 4th in champ Buggy
  • WKA Rage Pavement Series
  • Jr. sportsman 2 division: 5th in lite, 6th in heavy, 6th in Champ Buggy
  • was chosen from hundreds of karters to be featured in Racing Dreams, a future award-winning documentary about the struggles and dreams of world class karting kids.

2006

  • WKA Tennesse State Champion Jr.1
  • Tri-State Champion (GA, NC, SC)
  • won Double Championships Lite and Heavy Classes Jr 1
  • junior Driver Of The Year in the Tri-State Series
  • Rookie Of The Year in in Tri-State Series
  • JR. BIG DOG CHAMPION: 1st out of 1,450 entries. Sat on the pole and lead every lap.
  • first girl to win the biggest karting event for junior drivers.
  • JR. BIG DOG driver for the event
  • American Dream Challenge Jr. winner

2005

  • WKA North Carolina State Asphalt Champion
  • WKA North Carolina State Dirt 4 in lite points
  • WKA North Carolina State Dirt 5 in heavy points

2004

  • runs first full season of kart racing
  • won 18 out of 22 races
  • winning the track championship at Woodleaf Speedway
  • chosen one of Top 10 people in Catawba Co for her racing accomplishments.

2002

  • Annabeth enters race for fun.
  • Annabeth wins 3rd race of her life.

2001

  • gets her first go kart

1995

  • Annabeth is born.