Meet Kayli Barker! Some tell her she’s the next Danica Patrick; she tells them that she’s the FIRST Kayli Barker!
Racing since the age of 8 and currently a sophomore at the University of Nevada Las Vegas, Kayli made her NASCAR® debut in 2012, leaving her mark in industry history books as the youngest female driver to win a NASCAR® Whelen All-American series race.
With aspirations of racing in the NASCAR® Truck Series this 19 year old female driver has already celebrated many milestones in her career, including being the 1st female driver and the youngest driver to win three track championships in Las Vegas Motor Speedway history which includes two Bandolero championships, and a NASCAR® Championship, Superstock division in 2013 and in 2015 was selected for the NASCAR® Drive For Diversity Combine. Kayli continues to be the winningest female driver at the Las Vegas Bullring located at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
In addition to her accomplishments on the track, Barker has been awarded the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation Leadership Award and NASCAR® UNOH Youth Achievement Award, was the salutatorian of her graduating class and is a millennium scholarship recipient.
Strong in her Christian faith, Kayli believes strongly in serving her community and is proud to represent Project 150, a Las Vegas nonprofit organization that helps homeless, displaced, and disadvantaged high school students stay in school and graduate, as their Official Spokesperson. Additionally, she regularly volunteers and supports the Las Vegas Labrador Rescue.
Kayli brings a strong resume to the 2016 season, racing in her Dana Stahl, 2014 Chevy SS NASCAR Super Late Model, and is hopeful for a continued slot on the Lucas Oil Modified H-Town Racing Roster for the remainder of the 2016 season.
Keep up with Kayli Barker Racing during the 2017 NASCAR® season, visit www.kaylibarkerracing.com