Kristina, from Mamaroneck, NY displayed her passion for speed starting at 2 years old, riding kiddie coasters. At 7 she got hooked on indoor go-karts. After multiple indoor league wins, Kristina started outdoor go-karting and continued to podium there.
At 14, she enrolled in the Skip Barber Racing School and received her Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) license at 15. Kristina at Grand Prix New York (GPNY), and enjoys working with the young children at GPNY, providing coaching and safety tips.
She joined the New Jersey Motorsports Park (NJMP) Drivers Club and bought a Mazda Miata ITA class racecar. She participated in a number of SCCA and National Auto Sports Association events. Kristina finished 4th place in her first two SCCA races. She soon won 1st place in her class in an SCCA Regional Race and then won 1st place in her class in a solo 6-hr. leg of SCCA?s Devil in the Dark in October 2018.
In addition to her passion for speed, Kristina is a proponent for ?stopbullying.gov? and an Honor Student at her High School. She is also a 2nd Degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do. Kristina is very much excited to team up with other talented and experienced female racecar drivers. She?s grateful to be part of Shift Up Now.