For Immediate Release – May 18th, 2017 Las Vegas, Nevada
Hoonigan (www.Hoonigan.com) has teamed up with Fiat (www.fiatusa.com) to find their next female Hoonigan driver. The winner will pilot the totally rad 400 hp Fiat 124 Spyder Rally car in select events during the Summer of 2017.
Michele Abbate, team owner and driver for GRR Racing, joined over 75 entrants who submitted their applications via YouTube. “This is such an awesome opportunity and truly the first Female Driver Search I have ever come across in my racing career. I was stoked to see Hoonigan and Fiat target women in motorsports and allow all experience levels and driving disiplines to enter”, Michele Abbate shared.
The established list of finalist drivers includes:
former GRC Lites competitor Collete Davis
X Games Motocross Medalist Sara Price
avid drifter Rathyna Gomer
Time Attack driver Sally McNulty
Driver Suzanne Valdivia
Abbate is proud to be one of the 6 selected to compete for the seat! Leave a comment on Hoonigan’s Facebook and instragram tagging Michele or using her hastags #M1chele #GRRRacing to leave a vote!!
Stay tuned for more updates on what’s next as these wheel woman throw down their talents to get into the Fiat 124 Spyder driver seat as the next Female Hoonigan! Be sure to follow Hoonigan on instagram, facebook, and YouTube!