Ali Kern’s successful climb through three years and 34 races in the ARCA/CRA Super Series
Fremont, Ohio (Wednesday, October 7, 2015): Without question, Ali Kern is the most successful female driver in the ARCA/CRA Super Series Powered by JEGS 19-year history. The 2013 Rookie of the Year became the second female driver in series history to win a race when she went to victory lane in Kalamazoo Klash XXIII at Kalamazoo Speedway (MI) on August 12th. She was also the second woman driver ever to win a Fast Qualifier award when she scored her first one at Baer Field Speedway (IN) on August 22nd and then backed that up at the legendary high-banks of Winchester Speedway (IN) on September 6th.
In 34 career appearances and in addition to her coveted victory, she also recorded three runner-up showings and a total of six top five finishes. In 13 of those events, she scored at least a top 10 run. This never give up attitude was despite the roadblocks of being a female driver in a male dominated sport while juggling a full-time college life and two part-time jobs. Despite an underfunded team and in addition to winning the 2013 Rookie of the Year title, she was also the overall runner-up during her freshman season, the 22-year-old persevered towards her ultimate goals against the toughest Super Late Model competition in the country in the premier organization for short track racing in the country; Champion Racing Association (CRA) Powered by JEGS. [Read more…]