Amanda McDermott was one of fifty race car driver's (including 10 other women) for an upcoming racing reality TV show - Racin' for a Livin'. The competition starts with fans voting online to select the top 12 drivers. Only these 12 drivers, selected solely by fan voting, progress to the TV show. Then they compete in race cars, on different courses, judged by top drivers, crew chiefs and broadcasters. The winner receives a fully-funded and sponsored ride for a limited number of races in the NASCAR Busch Series. Please go to and show your support! Vote and Vote Often - you can vote as often as you like! Amanda


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Name: Amanda McDermott
Hometown: Broad Run, Va
Hometrack: Old Dominion Speedway
D O B: 1/13/1988
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Brown
Height: 5' 10''
Weight: 160
Hobbies: RACING!!!, Shopping, Spending time with family and friends, Social gatherings and just plain having fun!
Occupation: Senior at Fauquier High School
Favorite Driver: Mark Martin


Amanda McDermott's Final 2005 Stats

  • Amanda became the first female to ever win a NASCAR Grand Stock race.
  • Danielle is your 2005 Pro Truck Division Winner
  • Amanda McDermott accepting her Most Improved Driver award as well as her 6th place finish in overall points in 2005 in the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series Grand Stock Division.
  • Grand Stock 1 - WIN, 5- Top 5's, 14 top 10's
  • In 21 starts, Finished 6th in points



Amanda's Racing Bio

Amanda started racing at age 6
Amanda has racing in the following classes:
Go-Karts- Jr. Sportsman 1, Jr. Sportsman 2, Jr. Stock
Jr. Pro Mod Truck - Pro Mod Truck - NASCAR Weekly Series Grand Stock Division

2005- NASCAR Dodge Weekly Racing Series
Grand Stock Division- 1 WIN, 5 top 5's, 14 top 10's
Amanda had an average finish out of 21 races of 9th place

2004- Rooke Year in Grand Stock Division

2003- Pro Modified Truck Division, 1 WINS
Amanda won the championship in the following series
SRL National Series, Old Dominion Speedway Saturday Night Series, Old Dominion Speedway Regular Series

2002- Jr. Pro Modified Truck Division
Amanda finished 3rd in the SRL National's, 2nd Place at Old Dominion Speedway

2001- Jr. Pro Modified Truck Division
Amanda finished 3rd in the class with 12 top 5 finished

2000- Off Year

1999- Jr. Stock Go-Kart Division
Amanda had 3 top 5's, 10 top 10's and finished 3rd in the class

1998- Jr Sportsman 2 Go-Kart Division
Amanda had 1 WIN, 6 top 5's and 5 top 10's and finished 3rd in her class

1997- Jr Sportsman 1 Go-Kart Division
Amanda finished with 5 top 5's and 10 top 10's in her division

1996- Jr Sportsman 1 Go-Kart Division
Amanda's Rookie year in this division and she finished in the top 5 of the class.


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