Cherie Storms, from Langley, British Columbia, Canada started watching her father race, when she developed a great deal of respect for the professionalism of motorsports and hopes to inspire and engage with women in partnership with Shift Up Now!
In 2012 she raced a Mazda 2 in Canadian B-Spec finishing 2nd in the class championship, she set 3 track records, and entered 2 endurance races winning both. Cherie also was awarded Sports Car Club of British Columbia (SCCBC) Novice of the Year and Confederation of Autosport Car Club (CACC, British Columbia, Canada) Rookie of the Year (rare for the same driver to be awarded both in a rookie season). She won CACC’s B-Spec Championship and was the first women in the 2013 Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) Pro Racing Playboy Mazda MX-5 Cup Shootout.
Cherie joined SCCA’s Western Conference Majors Tour in 2015 and claimed the Western Conference Championship 2 years in a row. She has raced at Daytona, Indianapolis, and Sonoma for the National Championship Runoffs. For the 2019 season, Cherie is ready to take on the Runoffs again, with hopes to finish on the podium!
Cherie also volunteers countless off-track hours serving the SCCBC and is a Sr. Instructor in the novice licensing program.