It takes skill and nerves of steel to succeed in the rough-and-tumble world of short oval racing. One young rising star rapidly developing both: Catherine Harris.

Catherine started racing in the Ministox category at just 10 years old. In the few years since she’s shaken up the order, showing great natural and beating much more experienced opponents.

Only Motors went to meet Catherine at the farm where she lives with her parents and brothers – who also race – and fettles her armoured Mini before each race. Then we caught up with at a race meeting to find out how she deals with the trials and tribulations of competition.

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