Ashley Cappetta is a second generation racer following her uncles footsteps who just started her racing career in 2012.
It was her first year piloting her own race car but certainly not her first exposure to the sport.
She was introduced to racing by her father, he was the crew chief for Steve Smith.
Her uncle, Rob Cappetta was also involved in the sport driving his own #89 sprint car and went on to be a gas man for Robert Yates Racing.
Ashley is making her own way by being the first female in her family to set center stage as a driver.
Ashley has had a couple years sprint car experience with various teams, starting our as a crew member doing such simple tasks as scrapping mud
to advancing her skills into doing maintenance for her own race car.
Ashley showing her success with not only her abilities working on her race car
but also by winning a Hard Charger Award in only her first season racing.
Ashley feels she has the best of both worlds by not only knowing how to race but by having the knowledge of the mechanics
and being able to provide detailed feedback to her team. Her goal is to continue to grow as a racer and work her way up through the sprint car division.