Toni Breidinger Wiki – Toni Breidinger Bio
Toni Breidinger is an American professional stock car racing driver. She competes part-time in the ARCA Menards Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Young’s Motorsports, respectively driving the No. 02 Chevrolet and No. 82 Chevrolet Silverado.
She was born on July 14, 1999, in Hillsborough, California. NASCAR’s first Arab-American female driver makes her Daytona debut.
Dayton Debut. My team and I set 2 goals to finish the race and stay out of trouble. Excited for the rest of the of the season pic.twitter.com/YEdpqYWaGN
— Toni Breidinger (@ToniBreidinger) February 14, 2021
She is 21 years old.
Breidinger began racing go-karts at the age of nine with her twin sister Annie in 2009 at Sonoma Raceway. Her father bought the sisters a go-kart after they started going to a local go-karting facility and had fun racing there. He bought one go-kart and eventually a second so each of them had their own.
She was called by Venturini Motorsports to run a part-time schedule for them in the ARCA Series in 2018.
In 2019, Breidinger tried out for the W Series, a new racing series composed exclusively of female drivers from around the world.
She first announced her intentions to become an applicant for the series in December 2018
In 2020, Breidinger competed in Carolina Pro Late Model Series, for DLP Motorsports driving the 80 car. She placed 4th in points. In the 8 races in the series, she placed 3 Top 5s and 4 Top 10s.
In 2021, Breidinger joined Young’s for a part-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule, becoming the first female Arabic-American driver to compete in a NASCAR national series.
Toni Breidinger, 21, began competing Saturday with the 2021 ARCA season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida.
This season, she will be competing in a limited ARCA Menards Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, driving a Chevrolet SS and a Chevrolet Silverado.
With her first race in the truck series, she will officially make history as the first-ever Arab-American female driver to participate in any NASCAR national series, according to NASCAR. Breidinger is of Lebanese descent.