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Caty Carmendy

Caty Carmendy
Hometown: Mooresville, NC
Birthdate:July 24, 1991
Year Started Racing:2013
Favorite Win:TQ in 2wd buggy and 3rd place in sportsman ebuggy at Carolina Classic
Sponsors:Pro-Line Mugen Seiki Racing Leadfinger Racing Cleanwerkz
First RC Car:Traxxas Slash
How did you get started?:I was a competitive dancer for all of my life. As my last season of college majorettes was coming to an end, I wanted to find another hobby that I could compete in. I joined a new club on campus called the SAE Baja Team. We built and designed off road cars to compete against other schools. The only downside was that the competition only happened once a year, and I was looking for something to do more frequently. When I found out about remote control car racing, I instantly convinced everyone on the team to get a car. RC racing can sometimes be a male-dominated sport, and at first I didn’t think that I would ever be good enough to compete with any of the guys. However, I put a lot of time and effort into improving my driving, and I am determined to show that girls can be competitive in the sport.
Favorite Class:1:8 e-buggy
Favorite Track:The RC Pit
Most Happening City:Mooresville NC
Most Anticipated Race:Wicked Weekend
Day job:High School Math Teacher
Favorite Vacation:Disney Christmas Vacation
Current Car:1:8 Mugen MBX7R-Eco and 1:10 2wd SC Losi 22 2.0
Other hobbies:Go-Kart racing, working out, anything outdoors, sticker making
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