Shea’s passion for driving started when she was 16 with a “Richard Petty Experience.” Shea quickly began excelling in the motorsports world through high performance driving events all throughout Florida. She then went on to obtain her SCCA license and since then Shea has been road racing competitively all over the nation with many organizations, from sprint races to 25 hour enduros. Shea debuted her first professional race season with Pirelli World Challenge in 2010. With now two years of pro racing experience underneath her belt, she’s looking for a competitive and successful full race season in 2012.
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Shea is also an accomplished national competitive water skier holding numerous state, regional and national titles. Shea is also attending the University of Central Florida majoring in Communications and Marketing.
“Fear is a state of mind, will is an action taken.” Shea lives this quote and believes through commitment and determination anything is possible. Helping others is another love of Shea’s. Shea Racing partnered up with Frito Lay Corp., in 2008 to raise $12,500 for the Susan G. Komen “For the Cure.” She has also raised thousands of dollars and awareness for her charity of choice, Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD.) PPMD benefits Duchenne muscular dystrophy which affects her own family.
2011 - Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Round 3 Pirelli World Challenge Touring Car 1st Place, Winner of the Optima Batteries Best Standing Start Award and the Sunoco Hard Charger Award
2010 - 6th place in the SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge Championship – Touring Car
2009 - Central Florida Region SCCA Champion for H1
2009 - Track Record 1:30.027 at West Palm International Raceway class P2
2008 - Women in the Winners Circle (Lyn St. James Foundation) received Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Scholarship
2008 - 25 Hours Of ThunderHill 2008, team DivaSpeed, 6th in class, 31st overall of 68
2008 - First female alternate for the 2008 VW Jetta TDI Cup
2007 - Sobre Rodas Talent of the Year award (another winner Helio Castroneves)
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