Tiffany
"Tiff"
Daniels

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 Tiffany will continue her career in motorsports at Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates as well as racing her Late Model Stock Car at various tracks across the south.

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Bio

Birthdate: January 6, 1985
Birthplace: Smithfield , VA
Residence: Davidson, NC
Hobbies: Snowboarding, riding dirt bikes, playing Intramural sports at UNCC, wakeboarding.

Daniels started her racing career in 1998 as a crew member, working on a Bandolero. Besides timing, she worked on the chassis setup and assisted with the repair work. While working on the cars, Tiffany got the bug to drive. In 2001, she picked up the steering wheel, driving her first Legends Semi-Pro race at Langley Speedway (Hampton, VA). Daniels quickly adapted to being a race car driver by winning her first race in the 2002 season (Langley).

Over the next few years, Tiffany continued to impress competitors and fans alike by winning many races and having impressive showings at tracks such as Lowe's Motor Speedway (NC - 1/4-mile oval, 1/5-mile

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D4D combine spotlights fast girls, crew chief dads


Tiffany Daniels of Smithfield, Va., got an early start in racing. Her dad Charlie, who got hooked on NASCAR at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway as a kid, bought his first race car in 1985, the year his daughter was born. The girl grew up at the race track and quickly got a job. When Tiffany was 2, she became the rear-window cleaner for Charlie's team racing at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va.

"It was real tight back there, and Tiff with her tiny arms was the only one who could reach those hard-to-get-to spots," Charlie explained.

Twenty one years later, Tiffany Daniels tore around South Boston Speedway in her home state, chasing an increasingly realistic racing dream with 25 women and minority drivers being scouted for a ride in NASCAR's Drive for Diversity program.

Results

Quick Stats

Number of Races: 14 (9 Limited, 5 Late Model)
Top 5’s: 6
Top 10’s: 11
No. Races: 28 (25 Legends, 3 Limited Late Model)

Highlights

  • Finished 2nd in Limited at Southern National in April, never finished out of the top 10 in Limited Late
  • Qualified in Late Model for the “Thanksgiving Classic” at Southern National Raceway Park
  • Featured on FOX 43 News and Wavy TV 10 News
  • Chosen to attend the year-long Lyn St. James Driver Development Program, the most comprehensive training program of its kind, during the 07-08 seasons. Successfully completed. Phase I in November 2007 and is invited to return for Phase II at the end of February 2008.
  • Selected as one of 24 drivers to participate in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude from UNC Charlotte in May with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineer,

Oval and LMS roadcourse), Old Dominion Speedway (VA), Southern National (NC) and Southampton Motor Speedway (VA). Along with her numerous accomplishments, Daniels earned the 2003 Women’s National Championship, third place in the 2005 Lowe's Motor Speedway Summer Shootout (highest finish for a female driver in Legends Pro Division Summer Shootout history) and earned the 2005 Speed51.com Most Popular Pro Division driver award.

2005, Tiffany Daniels continued her move up through the ranks in racing by turning the wheel in a Limited Late Model car at South Boston Speedway (VA). In just her second start, she netted an impressive top-10 finish.

2006 was even a better year yet as a limited schedule netted her multiple top-five finishes.

2007 racing season saw Tiffany Daniels piloting her NASCAR Limited Late Model and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car to six top-five finishes in 14 events, including a second-place finish at Southern National Raceway Park (NC) in April (Limited Late Model). Tiffany also qualified for the “Thanksgiving Classic” Late Model Stock Car event at Southern National and never finished outside the top 10 all season long in the Limited Late Model.

During the 2007 season, Tiffany also was chosen to attend the year-long Lyn St. James Driver Development Program, the most comprehensive training program of its kind. She successfully completed Phase I in November 2007 and is invited to return for Phase II at the end of February 2008. She was also one of 24 drivers to participate in the NASCAR Driver for Diversity Combine at South Boston Speedway (VA). Away from piloting her own race car, she started working for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates as a support engineer for the #40 Sprint Cup team.

2008 Tiffany Daniels will continue her career in motorsports at Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates as well as racing her Late Model Stock Car at various tracks across the south.

In 2009, Tiff began the racing season in her Late Model Stock Car, then was selected by the Drive for Diversity Program to pilot the #94 Hamilton Racing entry in the K&N Pro Series East (formerly the Camping World Series East), recording her best finish at Dover International Speedway.

The 2010 season brought new challenges, as Tiff was invited to compete in the inaugural ASA Transcontinental Series Freestate 500 in Welkom, South Africa. Tiff finished 7th in her #19 SnowtheRacehorse.com Toyota for Marc Davis Motorsports.

Tiff is pursuing opportunities in various series for 2010, including the ARCA, K&N Pro East, and Whelen All-American Series.

She also will be supplementing her driving career by delving further into broadcasting; freelancing as an announcer/correspondent for various media outlets. Tiff is increasing her involvement as a volunteer for the Make-A-Wish organization as well, by accepting a spot on the Sponsorship Committee in addition to her duties as a Wish Granter.

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