Sarah Cornett-Ching to Graduate Race 101 Program This Weekend in Gala Awards Ceremony; Awaits Results of Always a Champion Contest
By Craig Revelle - Finish Line Web Design - February 7, 2012
BRITISH COLUMBIA – After a year of learning and honing her skills on
the technical and marketing side of the motorsports world, Sarah
Cornett-Ching and the class of 2011 will graduate from the Race 101
program in a Gala Awards Dinner and Graduation Ceremony held in North
Carolina this coming Saturday night, February 11th.
graduating member will receive a diploma, and several awards will be
handed out during the evening, including the Race 101 Premiere Driver
award, which the top member of the class will receive during the
"It has been a very exciting year, and I have learned so much with the Race 101 program", says Cornett-Ching. "It would really be an honor to be named the Premiere Driver for 2012. There are a lot of great racers in this class, and to win this award would really put an exclamation point on the great season that we have had."
Over the last few
weeks, Sarah has been in the running for the “Always a Champion”
contest where her video along with several others were voted on.
The voting just ended on February 5th, but the results
of the contest will not be released for a couple more weeks.
“I really have
to thank everyone that supported us through this contest”, reflects
Cornett-Ching. “We really
have some great race fans, and friends that voted everyday for us, and
it would be so helpful to our program if we won the contest”.
The Always a
Champion contest is offering (5) winners a prize of $10,000 in
sponsorship for the 2012 season, and one grand prize winner will receive
a $50,000 sponsorship.
2005, Sarah Cornett-Ching has racked up a pile of awards, including Most
Aspiring driver as well as Champion in her division that year. Two
years later, after moving up a class, she claimed the championship
again. In 2008 she claimed her first ever top five finish in the
NASCAR Whelen All American Series, and the following year she finished
third overall in the series points standings. In addition to her
third place in points, she also claimed awards for Most Improved driver,
Most Dedicated to the Sport and West Coast Sportsman Rookie of the Year
Award. In 2010 she claimed fifth place in points in both the
Okanagan Street Stock Series and the West Coast Sportsman Series.
She was also named Most Improved Driver and Most Dedicated Driver of the
West Coast Sportsman Series. In 2011, Sarah again won Most
Improved Driver in the West Coast Sportsman Series, finishing fourth in
points, and won Rookie of the Year, and Most Improved driver in the OK
Tire ARCA West Series, finishing eighth in points.
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