The first woman over the wall in the Champ Car
series. She crews for CTE Racing.
GC: How did you get into it.
Tes: I grew up in Toronto. I always had
motorcycles and I went to race school and from
there I got a job in California, which was quite
nice. Pretty much by chance. It wasn't something I
planned at all.
GC: How do you like it?
Tes: There are days when I don't.
All the travel gets a little tiring after a
GC: Where are you based out of?
Tes: We're based out of
GC: What did you father think?
Tes: He passed away a few years ago
but he was pretty proud.
GC: It looks like things are
Tes: It is changing. When I first
got into it it was pretty difficult but now, you do
your job, they don't care. There are always going
to be people who say something or have some opinion
Note: The interview was
conducted during a race so much of it was lost to
the cars in the background. We hope to add to this
interview at the San Jose Grand Prix in late
* * *
©1996-2017 by Gordon