Shannon McIntosh was born on July 24, 1989, & is a professional auto racing driver from the United States. Shannon originally became interested in racing when she was five years old when she wandered away from her parents and was discovered enthralled by quarter-midget action on her first visit to a local track.
Shannon's family had no racing experience, so they bought a quarter-midget, a trailer, and figured it out on their own as they traveled across the Midwest with her, accumulating numerous race wins, track records, and consistent showings at the top of the regional point standings starting at the age of five.
Through Quarter Midgets and USAC Midgets, she has accumulated over 100 victories. McIntosh was the lone female competitor in the US F2000 National Championship in 2012, as well as the only female American in The Road to Indy. McIntosh has been sponsored by TrueCar and TAG Heuer, and wore an Alpinestars racing outfit, and wears an Arai helmet.
McIntosh collaborated with Dallas Mavericks owner and American billionaire Mark Cuban on the social media app Cyber Dust recently.
Apart from this, she has been as dedicated to the success of GHR; Glass Hammer Racing. The Glass Hammer Racing LLC was founded to promote young women's interest in and participation in motorsports.
She has represented brands such as Mark Cuban's Cyber Dust app, TrueCar.com, Alpinestars, Arai Helmets, and Tag Heuer watches and has been recognized nationally and internationally by publications such as ESPN, ESPN, Mashable.com (Top 5 “Must-Follow Athlete on Social Media”), and Sports Illustrated.
She has also been recognized by Adweek as Rising Brand Star of Atlanta in 2017.