Julia Landauer is a 2-time championship winning NASCAR driver from New York City. Since making history has the first and youngest female champion in the Skip Barber Racing Series at age 14, Julia has amassed dozens of wins in many different racing series. After becoming the first woman to win a NASCAR Track Championship at Motor Mile Speedway in her division in 2015, Julia graduated to the televised NASCAR K&N Pro Series West in 2016. In the K&N series, Julia finished 4th in the series championship, becoming the highest finishing female in the series’ 62-year history. Julia is currently competing in her second season in the K&N Pro Series West.
In January of 2017, Julia was selected as an honoree for the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in the sports category. Julia is also the only female member of the highly selective NASCAR Next class of 2016-2017.
Julia graduated from Stanford University in 2014, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology, and Society. She focused on business and how modern technology can be applied to racing. Julia has since purposefully built her brand where technology, community and racing intersect and fuse. While in college, Julia also competed on the CBS show SURVIVOR and started her public and motivational speaking career. Her activities on and off the track have been recognized by many publications, including The New York Times, espnW, Inc., NBC sports, and many more.
Now settled in NC, Julia is making her name synonymous with more than speed and grit; as she climbs the NASCAR ladder Julia uses her racing platform to continue advocating for STEM education and women’s empowerment.