Driver Profiles – Beth Chryst


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What was your first car?  2000 Ford Excursion

What is your dream car?

Shew!  Not sure I have a dream car.  I’ve always wanted a Lifted diesel F-250 and a Subaru Impreza WRX STI.  But nothing really over the top!

Beth Chryst Mazda Miata
Beth waiting to start her first race of the season at Miami.

 What is your Daily?  A 2003 Mini Cooper S, I've modded it a little, it has the following:

  • Eibach lowering springs
  • Reduced diameter super charger pulley
  • Intake
  • Exhaust
  • Reprogrammed ECU
  • 17″ Kosei rims 

What would be your last meal?  Pizza… hands down!

What type of music gets you pumped up to race? 

Anything up beat really.  I don’t have an exact genre.

What is the most gnarly thing you've ever done, in or out of a car?

I had an accident at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and hit my head on a concrete wall.  I am BEYOND terrified of needles and the WHOLE way to the hospital in the ambulance I was begging for no IV!  Not to mention they really wanted to cut my suit off to make sure I was OK and I was trying to explain to them that I had a race in 4 hours and would need that suit and need to be released ASAP!

Mini Cooper S
Beth's Daily Mini Cooper S with tasteful modifications.

 What do you do for your 9-5?

I work as an Accounts Payable/Human Resources Manager for a Masonry Company in Northern VA

What type of hobbies do you have outside of racing?

I am on 2 co-ed softball teams that play 4 games total each week!  Softball was my life before racing.  I played on travel fast pitch leagues as a catcher and first base man.  It's great to be back on the field!

I know you love dogs, what type of pets do you have currently?

I currently have 2 mini weenie dogs!  Lacy who is 6 and Jeffrey who is 4!  They truly give me something to really look forward to coming home to.  Jeffrey has the personality that just sweeps you off your feet and Lacy is so long and skinny we call her my model!

Weiner Dog
Beth's Dogs Jeffery…
Weiner Dog
… and Lacy wants to take the Miata out for a spin.

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?  A teacher!!!

Do you follow other racing series? If so, which ones?

One thing you must know about me is when I am not physically racing myself you WILL find me at SOME sort of race track.  I love NASCAR, Grand Am, Indy and World of Outlaws. 

Mazda Miata
The MX-5 cup wrapped it's season this past weekend at Petite Le Mans. Where Beth finished 8th in points for the season.



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