Originally published in Sports Illustrated Kids – January 6, 2020
Mia, a senior at Insight Academy of Arizona, secured her first win in the Production 1000 class at the 2019 Lucas Oil SoCal Regional in San Bernardino, California, in September. She ended the 2019 off-road season with three podium finishes.
Mia first started racing when she was seven years old. She won seven age-division modified kart championships in three different series before she turned 14. She also has more than 100 top three finishes during her off-roading career and was the 2015 Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Rookie of the Year.
When she was 15, Mia became the first female off-road driver to be sponsored by Red Bull.
In her final season of modified kart racing, Mia fought through technical difficulties and earned two Mod Kart wins and 10 podium finishes.
To learn more about Insight Academy of Arizona, visit https://az.insightschools.net/ .