Female off-road racers don’t get much attention in the U.S., but there’s one person who takes every opportunity to bring attention to her sport. London teenager Lizzie Napier is 19 and she is already at the top of her game — and she’s got plenty of time before she’s reaching her second birthday. Her formula for success includes a ride-through of the track set up at Crystal Cave in Arkansas, dubbed “The Monster,” which is controlled by not a single joystick, but a tablet using the new tablet-based controls designed by Velocity Engines.
Napier, who came in third place at the 2017 World Off-Road Amateur Race Championship, is also training for the 2019 Season of Off-Road M4 Grand Prix with team Skyscrapers and has won numerous top honors in motocross too.
“It is so exciting to be a junior female in a sport that has never had a female champion,” Napier told NBC News. “This one of the few good female photos which doesn’t have everyone ogling my boobs.”
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