About Julia

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.

Forbes Honors Julia with 30 Under 30 Nod

Julia was listed to Forbes 30 Under 30 list for the Sports section, the only auto racer on the list.

Read more January 2017

Highest Finishing Woman in K&N Series History

Julia finished 4th in overall standings, making her the highest finishing woman in the series' 62-year history.

Read more Oct. 2016

Ties for Highest Finishing Female in Race

Julia finished 2nd at Meridian Speedway, tying her for the best race result for a female in series history.

Read more Sept. 2016

NASCAR Next Class

Julia was the only woman chosen for the highly-selective 11-member NASCAR Next class of 2016-2017

Read more May 2016

First Female Track Champion

Julia became the first woman to win a championship in the NASCAR Limited Late Model Series at Motor Mile Speedway.

Read more Sept. 2015

50% Win Rate

Julia won 4 out of her 8 races in the 2015 racing series.


Graduates from Stanford University

Julia graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, and Society

June 2014

Competes in Legends Racing

Julia Landauer took multiple trips to Victory Lane while racing Legends cars in NY, NJ, and NC.

2012 - 2014


Julia competed on Season 26 of SURVIVOR: Fans vs. Favorites, where she made it halfway to day 19.

Read more May 2013

Late Model Racing

Julia competed in an abbreviated racing schedule while transitioning from high school to college, racing in the NASCAR Late Model Series.

2009 - 2011

Ford Focus Midgets

Julia raced a half-season schedule for Bob East in the Ford Focus Midget Series in Indiana.


Formula BMW USA

Julia was the youngest competitor in Formula BMW USA, racing support races for the Indy and Montreal F1 races.


First and Youngest Female Skip Barber Champion

Julia became the first, and youngest, female Skip Barber Racing Series champion in its 31-year history. She was 14


Go-Kart Racing

Julia got her start in racing at age 10, racing in local, regional, and national go-kart races.

2002 - 2005