Personal:

Hometown: Lima, OH
Marital Status: Married – Kevin
Children: Miyah & Mekoh [Shelties]
Sanctioning Body: NHRA / IHRA
Series: Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series / Summit Pro-Am 
Team Name: Performance by Fisher Racing
Video Series: “ Married With Dragsters”
Classes Licensed: NHRA – Top Alcohol Dragster/Top Dragster/Super Comp – IHRA – Pro Fuel Dragster/Top Dragster/Quick Rod/Super Rod

 

Kathy is fully involved in the world of drag racing, from owning and managing the day-to-day operations of a two car NHRA/IHRA professional sportsman team with her husband Kevin to her work for Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School.  Kathy also writes many of the drag racing related stories you will find on the K&N Engineering website in addition to her on-camera work for Masters Entertainment Group.  Since leaving her fifteen year career in radio, she has hosted numerous TV shows over the last decade including her work as the pit reporter for IHRA on SPEED, Inside Drag Racing, Mothers Car Show Series, World of Trucks, King of the Strip and more recently can be seen nationwide on FSN [Fox Sports Net] as a host on the “Lokar Car Show” and the forthcoming “Performance TV” where she will share the hosting duties with NHRA Professional Driver, Tommy Johnson, JR.   And if that wasn’t enough to keep one busy, she also holds the title of Vice President for Performance by Fisher, Inc.  and operates a small production company that offers video and voice overs, including the in-house production “Married With Dragsters” video reality series  that airs weekly on Competitionplus.com.

Each season, Kathy tours the eastern US and Canada where she participates in as many as 24-26 NHRA/IHRA sanctioned events as well as a few high dollar bracket races.

 

RACING ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Top 15 World Finish IHRA Quick Rod 2011

#8 World Finish IHRA Quick Rod 2007

Four IHRA National Event Finals
2007 – IHRA Canadian Nationals, Toronto (Cayuga), Ontario, Canada – Champion
2008 – IHRA President’s Cup Nationals, Budds Creek, Maryland – Runner Up
2009 – IHRA Mopar Canadian Nationals, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada – Runner Up
2011 – IHRA Mopar Nitro Jam Nationals, Grand Bend, Ontario, Canada – Runner Up

#3 IHRA Div 3 Quick Rod – 2011 & Only Female to Qualify in Quick Rod for 2011 Tournament of Champions

Top 5 Division Finish IHRA Quick Rod – 2006, 2007 & 2010

Top 10 Division Finish IHRA Quick Rod – 2005, 2008 & 2009

Six IHRA Divisional Event Finals
2006 – Quaker City Raceway – Ohio – Runner-Up
2007 – Piedmont Dragway – North Carolina – Runner-Up
2007 – Kanawha Valley Dragway – West Virginia – Runner-Up
2010 – Pittsburgh Raceway Park – Pennsylvania – Champion
2011 – Pittsburgh Raceway Park – Pennsylvania – Champion (Aug 6)
2011 – Pittsburgh Raceway Park – Pennsylvania – Runner Up (Aug 7)

2005-2011 – Numerous National and Divisional IHRA/NHRA Semi-Final & Quarter-Final Finishes.

2011 – Featured in K&N Spring Fling 20’s – FSN TV Coverage from Bristol Dragway

2010 – Featured in K&N Sportsman Racer Video with Rampy, Bogacki & Langdon (www.knfilters.com)

2010 – Featured Episode of “Inside Drag Racing” on Fox Sports Net from NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

2010 – Best Appearing Crew – NHRA Division 3 – Route 66 Raceway

2009 – Featured in book – “Drag Racing – The World’s Fastest Sport”, by Timothy Miller (Worldwide release)

2008 – Semi-Finalist Quick Rod – Summit All-Stars Shootout – IHRA Spring Nationals, Rockingham, NC

2008 – Nominated “IHRA Sportsman of the Year” IHRA’s Highest Overall Honor of any Professional or Sportsman Class

2007 – Qualified for the Inaugural Summit All-Stars Shootout – Top 8 in Class
One of only two females to qualify out of 56 car shootout.

2006 – Best Appearing Sportsman Crew – IHRA World Finals – Rockingham Dragway