Join us in welcoming Payton Cusimano as an Official Car Chix Member! Payton Cusimano competed and finished in the top 12 of the 2020 Women of Motorsports Contest to earn her spot as Ms. July in the Speed Shark Graphics sponsored month of the 2021 Car Chix Calendar.
PAYTON CUSIMANO BIO
PHOTO CREDITS FOR SUBMITTED PHOTOS: Coastal Ranch Photography
PROFESSION: Social Media Marketer
YOUR VEHICLES (in photo): ‘96 S10
MOTOR/SPECS: 383 Small Block Chevy
RACING CLASS/TEAM/DIVISION: PRO ET
HOMETOWN: Venice, FL
HOMETRACK: Bradenton Motorsports Park & Immokalee Regional Raceway
PERSONAL WEBSITE/FANPAGE: www.paytoncusimano.com
CLUBS/AFFLIATIONS/SPONSORS: Chicks on Slicks, Redline Ace, DragChamp, SpeedShark Graphics, Whatagraphic!, DragChamp
FAVORITE QUOTE/SAYING: “You can’t win if you don’t enter”
HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: My dad started racing in highschool and we grew up going out to the racetrack. When I turned 15, he promised me we would get a door car for me to be able to start racing.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: My entire life.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: I love the community that surrounds racing. The friends you make are so genuine and life-long.
WHAT IS YOUR BEST CAR/RACING/MOTORSPORTS RELATED MEMORY: Getting my first win light! My dad was so excited, he beat me back to the trailer with a huge smile and gave me the biggest hug.
WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR NEXT SEASON: Now that I have graduated college, I am looking forward to spending more time at the track.
WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES FOR REACHING YOUR GOALS: Money. I’m in the process of finding sponsors.
DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER HOBBIES OR PASSIONS: Promoting women in motorsports through my organization, Chicks on Slicks!
IF YOU GOT A MILLION DOLLARS TOMORROW, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH IT? Buy a dragster and a toterhome with a stacker trailer
WHAT ARE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE BLOGS, WEBSITES OR SOCIAL MEDIA PAGES THAT YOU FOLLOW? Chicks on Slicks, DragChamp
ADVICE TO OTHER WOMEN IN MOTORSPORTS OR WOMEN INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED IN MOTORSPORTS: Don’t be afraid to put yourself out there! Everyone at the racetrack is so friendly and will help you out no matter what.
ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE TO SHARE WITH THE CAR CHIX COMMUNITY: I have met some of the most inspiring women through Car Chix!