Join us in welcoming Kimberly Deutsch as an Official member of Car Chix. Kimberly Deutsch placed in the top 12 of the 2018 Women of Motorsports Contest (Read: Car Chix Celebrates Another Successful Women of Motorsports Contest), earning her spot as Ms. June in the Chicago Intermodal Trucking sponsored month of the 2019 Car Chix Calendar.
KIMBERLY DEUTSCH BIO
PROFESSION: District Logistics Assistant
YOUR VEHICLES (in photo): 2006 Brenspeed Mustang (Jax)
MOTOR/SPECS: Sub, Tubular Lower Control Arms BMR, Rear Sway Bar Relocation Brkt BMR, GT500 BMR Xtreme Anti-Roll Bar Kit, Adjustable Panhard Rod BMR, Upper Panhard Rod Support BMR, Roush Extreme Exhaust, Kooks 1 5/8” SS Long Tube Headers, Kooks 2 ½” Catted H Pipe, Detroit Rocker Camshaft , 190 Degree Performance Thermostat, BMR Motor Mount Kit, Kenne Bell Boost-A-Pump, Brisk 3VR145 One Step Colder SP, ROUSH Upgraded Belt Tensioner, Brenspeed Fuel Rail Assembly & Pressure Sensor, GT-500 Fuel Injectors, GT500 Throttle Body, 3.5″ bolt-on pulley, GT500 Idler pulley, JLT Drivers Side Oil Separator, Performance Roush 130 Alternator, FRPP 4.10 gears and Diff Cover, DSS 1-Piece Aluminum Driveshaft, BMR Front Driveshaft Safety Loop, Moser 31 spline Axles, Moser Short ford studs, McLeod 10 Spline RST TD Clutch, McLeod 6 Bolt Billet Steel Flywheel, Stainless Steel Clutch line, Pilot Bearing Gt500 Boss, Eaton Tru -Trac Ford 8.8 31 spline, FRPP Friction Modifier, GT OEM Ford Slave Cylinder Exedy, FRPP Performance Cooling Fan, Afco Aluminum Satin Radiator, Race Star Direct Drill 15×10 Rear, Mickey Thompson ET SR PRO 275/60-15, Mickey Thompson 26×6-15 Skinny, Racestar 15×3.75 Skinny’s, Roush 560 HP TVS2300 ROUSHcharger® intercooled, SCT X4 Programmer, RED RAPTOR SHIFT LIGHT, Roush Boost Gauge, 6 point Roll Bar EZ Removable side bar, 5 POINT HARNESS G-FORCE, Power Slotted Rotors, Stainless Braided Brake lines, Hawk HPS Brake Pads, Hurst Line Lock, Lightweight Tubular Front Bumper, FRPP Tow Hook Loop Kit
RACING CLASS/TEAM/DIVISION: Kots Street Life
HOMETOWN: Lowell, IN
HOMETRACK: US41 Motorplex (BEST track ever!)
PERSONAL WEBSITE/FANPAGE: Instagram: @d3fiantracingteam
CLUBS/AFFLIATIONS/SPONSORS: Brenspeed Mustang from Pierceton, IN
ACCOMPLISHMENTS/ACHIEVEMENTS: Take every opportunity to visit local high schools to discuss with the kids how to build a safe drag car and beat the heat. Take it to the track in safe environment to keep the streets safe.
SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: This year has definitely brought its challenges. Before, it was all fun and games, now i am working my ways through the ranks. This past year I was asked to do a extreme figure 8 bus race. It was a blast and plan to do it again next year. I was also recently asked by Chitown KOTS to do a music video coming out soon by Jaz O with my Mustang and husbands Chevelle. My car was also chosen for a feature article in Region Rides Magazine.
FAVORITE QUOTE/SAYING: Win or Learn, Never Lose
HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: Never one to back down from a challenge, I face every new obstacle head on. Not coming from a racing background, I headed into uncharted territory and never looked back.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: With few years of drag racing experience, I have found my home behind the wheel.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: “Drag Racing is the equalizer, on any given day, I have the same chance as anyone to win, it just has to be my day!!”.
WHAT IS YOUR BEST CAR/RACING/MOTORSPORTS RELATED MEMORY: All though, I did not build the car myself, I did however research and make every decision on what would be put on the car. Being a Women I take a lot of proud in my car knowing it was completely stock in the beginning.
WHAT IS YOUR WORST CAR/RACING/MOTORSPORTS RELATED MEMORY: Getting into a fight over a race. I realized later this is not the reason I started racing.
WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR NEXT SEASON: Bracket Racing
WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES FOR REACHING YOUR GOALS: Overcoming the feeling I am not a good enough driver yet.
ANY BIG MODS OR BUILDS GOING ON DURING THE OFF SEASON: Suspension
DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER HOBBIES OR PASSIONS: Spending time with family cruising Lake Michigan on our boat.
WHAT ARE YOUR TOP SONGS FOR WHEN YOU ARE DOING CARS THINGS / RACING: Whatever it Takes by Imagine Dragons
IF YOU GOT A MILLION DOLLARS TOMORROW, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH IT? If I personally won the lottery I would definitely take care of my family. I would make sure all my love ones were financially stable and I would take care of my friends so they could prosper into a better future.
WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE BLOGS, WEBSITES OR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES THAT YOU FOLLOW? Hirata Motorsports(My Mentor)
ADVICE TO OTHER WOMEN IN MOTORSPORTS OR WOMEN INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED IN MOTORSPORTS: Just do it!
ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH THE CAR CHIX COMMUNITY: THANK YOU!
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PHOTO CREDITS FOR SUBMITTED PHOTOS: Kyle Deutsch(It is pretty darn COOL to have our son on track with me as my personal photographer!)