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Hailie Deegan

Hailie Deegan She Plays We Win

"I'm 14 and I race the lucas oil mod karts and I also race legend cars"
Hailie Deegan, 14, race driver

 

She Plays We Win
She Plays We Win

How old are you & what sports do you play?
I'm 14 and I race the lucas oil mod karts and I also race legend cars.

What has racing taught you that you think you'll use later in life?
Racing has taught me that no matter what to not give up

What are the top 3 qualities you have to have to succeed in your sport?
Confidence, strength, effort

How do you feel when you accomplish something you never have before while racing?
I feel like when I accomplish something that i haven't done in racing that it boosts my confidence to accomplish something else.

Who is your role model? What do you want to be when you grow up? 
My dad is my biggest role model and my goal to be when I grow up is a nascar racer.

What advice would you give to your 5-year-old self?
I would tell my 5 year old self to never give up on your dreams.

What are the top 3 qualities you have to have to succeed in your sport?
strength, tough, brave.

Anything else you want to tell us about racing that we might not know?
In racing you have to earn the respect of the other drivers by showing your skills and talent.

What is your greatest memory from racing? Your favorite day on the race track?
I think that my greatest memory from racing is when I was the first girl to win a championship in the Lucas Oil Off-road series.

What's the latest thing you've accomplished?
The latest think I have accomplished is being the only girl to lead the Lucas Oil mod kart championship. 

 

 

 

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