From Winnipeg to the Winner’s Circle: Amber Balcaen makes NASCAR history at Motor Mile Speedway.

A 24-year-old dirt racer from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Balcaen was pursuing an unprecedented feat in her first season of NASCAR-sanctioned competition: to become the first Canadian-born female racer to win a NASCAR-sanctioned race in the United States.

Saturday night, Balcaen was in the winner’s circle…and in the record books.

Read the recap of Saturday night’s record-setting race here: