Birthdate: June 9, 1990
Hometown: Carson City, Nevada
Series: NASCAR K&N Pro Series East; Car No. 21
Personal Website: www.mackenabell.com
Mackena Bell, 23, is competing in her fifth season with Rev Racing. In 2013, Bell made the transition from the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. In her first season racing in the K&N Pro Series, Bell accumulated two top 5 and four top 10 finishes in 14 starts. She also became the highest qualifying female in series history with her 4th place qualifying effort at Iowa Speedway.
In 2007, Bell moved up to race full-size stock cars and hasn’t looked back. She competed in her first full season in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series at All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif., in 2008 with her family-owned race team. She was the youngest female competitor in the late model division, and in 18 starts had three top 5s, 11 top 10s and completed the season 9th in points after missing four races. In 2005, Mackena became the only female to win a Legend Car championship at Champion Speedway in Carson City and was the youngest driver to win a title in the track’s 42-year history.
- Holds the record for the highest qualifying female in NASCAR K&N Pro Series East history with her 4th place qualifying effort at Iowa Speedway in 2013
- Earned first Top 5 finish in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East at Richmond International Raceway, Apr. 25, 2013
- Six starts with NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and 29 with the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series – four top 5 s and 22 top 10s in 2010-2012.
- Finished 8th in the SLM standings in 2009 at Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, California, with one top 5 and 10 top 10 finishes.
- Three top 5s and eleven top 10s in 2008, finishing 9th in her rookie season in the standings at All American Speedway
- Finished 4th in the Legends of the Pacific West Coast Tour standings in the 1250cc asphalt division in 2007; also ran a limited number of late model events.
- The only female in the Top 15, Bell finished 3rd in the PRO Division of the 1250cc Legends of the Pacific West Coast Tour standings in 2007.
- In 2007 she earned the Team Adversity award, with 22 starts – Seven top 3s, 13 Top 5s and 16 top 10s.
- In 2006, earned the Most Inspirational Driver honor in her rookie season after she finished 4th in the 1250cc division standings with 10 starts – Nine top 5s and 10 top 10s.
- In 2005, Youngest driver and only female to win the asphalt Legends Division Rookie and Promoters Choice award at Champion Speedway
- Earned a Runner-Up position in the point standings as well as the Rookie of the Year title at the Super Outlaw Dirt Kart- Open Intermediate 500cc Division in 2005.
- Only female to win the prestigious 6ft Perpetual Trophy in Red Bluff, California, history