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Question
·  What has Ingrid raced and what is her favorite?
·  Where has Ingrid raced and what is her favorite track?
·  How fast has Ingrid gone in a race?
·  What does Ingrid want to accomplish in her racing career?
·  Is it true that there is a documentary about Ingrid?
·  What is Ingrid's current race series?
·  Can I read a short biography of Ingrid?

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·  What has Ingrid raced and what is her favorite?

Ingrid has raced a Scandia Formula Ford 2000 (FF2000) open wheel race car, a Formula 500 "Invader", a Nissan 200SX SE-R race car in the South Atlantic Road Racing Championship, indoor superkarts, and scale Formula replicas. Some of the streetable cars Ingrid has raced include a C5 Corvette Z06, a C5 Corvette Z51 coupe, and a Pontiac Trans-Am WS6.

Of these experiences, the FF2000 was the highest level racing machine, designed for pure speed. Ingrid also enjoys her personal peformance cars.

You'll find pictures of some of these cars in the Images and Multimedia section of this site, here.

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·  Where has Ingrid raced and what is her favorite track?

Ingrid has raced the vehicles described in the "What has Ingrid driven..." question in many southern states, including Georgia, Texas, Alabama, and Virginia. The most famous tracks Ingrid has driven include Virginia International Raceway, Road Atlanta, and Barber Motorsports Park.

Her favorite--and home track--is Road Atlanta.

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·  How fast has Ingrid gone in a race?

When racing the Formula Ford 2000 at Virginia International Raceway, Ingrid took the front straight at about 150 miles per hour. (It's important to note that any road course requires extreme braking for corners, and the average track speed will be much lower.)

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·  What does Ingrid want to accomplish in her racing career?

Ingrid has many goals in professional racing. She would love to win the Cooper Tires Atlantic Championship powered by Mazda, and she would also love to race a Panoz DP-01 championship car. Ingrid's current objective is simply to race open wheel cars full-time. She will be making announcements about special events and a full-season series soon.

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·  Is it true that there is a documentary about Ingrid?

Some documentary film footage about Ingrid as a racing student was shot at Virginia International Raceway and elsewhere in 2004. There is a theatrical length preview of the footage at the link below.

Click here for the high quality preview.

You can right-click the link to save instead of viewing online.

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·  What is Ingrid's current race series?

Ingrid last raced in the South Atlantic Road Racing Championship. In that series, she campaigned two Formula 500 (F500) cars, and the Perfect Pass Racing #91 Nissan 200SX SE-R.

Ingrid's right foot was injured during intensive sports training, and this -- along with a commitment to charitable work -- kept her out of a race seat until 2009.

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·  Can I read a short biography of Ingrid?

Yes, Ingrid's racing biography is located here.

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