She could be the next Danica. But for now, she’s stuck driving an old Mazda mini SUV

Amber Balcaen, a Canadian race car driver is in NC on an athlete visa but struggling to make it as a professional driver here. She’s hoping that landing a supporting role on CMT’s “Racing Wives” — will help get the attention of potential sponsors. Read more here:


AMBER BALCAEN Amber Balcaen, 25-year-old racing driver who’s aiming high in NASCAR, recently filmed with Brian Johnson for the Cars That Rock TV series. She is featured in the July issue of Octane and has some nice words to say about Brian – ‘an awesome guy, so genuine and kind’. Click Here for full Article

Winnipeg race car driver Amber Balcaen needs a ride

First Canadian woman to win NASCAR sanctioned race waiting for sponsorship   A post on Amber Balcaen’s Twitter feed succinctly sums up her life right now. It reads: “Two things define you. Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” There were times in the last year when Balcaen thought […]

Amber Balcaen: The Underdog of NASCAR

Amber Balcaen: The Underdog of NASCAR NASCAR and women are not synonymous; not yet anyway. But there’s a woman, Amber Balcaen, who hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba who’s working her absolute hardest to change that. She is the only Canadian to compete in the 2014 and 2016 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine and the 2015 Bill McAnally Racing […]

Amber to race NASCAR K&N Pro Series East with Martin-McClure Racing

  Amber Balcaen to Race for Martin-McClure Racing in NASCAR K&N Pro Series East for 2017 Abingdon, VA – February 1, 2017   Martin-McClure Racing, owned by former NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers Hal Martin and Eric McClure, announced today that Amber Balcaen has joined the organization for the 2017 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season […]

Amber named one of Manitoba’s Most Fascinating People of 2016

“Extremely honored to be recognized by @aceburpee as one of Manitobas most fascinating people. I am incredibly proud to be from a city that has such a fantastic sense of community and great people.” – Amber Balcaen For full story click here: