July 12, 2021

What does Pro Race Car Driving, Falsies, & Female Empowerment Have in Common? Samantha Tan

S3/Ep 1//Color of Success Podcast


Samantha Tan is a 23-year-old, Chinese Canadian professional race car driver and owner of Samantha Tan Racing, who has already established herself as a trailblazer within the motorsport community. Humble, thoughtful, and ambitious, Samantha is relentless in her pursuit to achieve her goals, no matter the adversity. Her journey is empowering women and POC while inspiring the next generation to follow their dreams.

Built from passion, ambition, and a dream, Samantha Tan Racing was established in 2017 by Samantha and her father, Kenneth. The Canadian team has competed in Pirelli World Challenge and won back-to-back team championships in the GT4 SprintX West and Silver classes in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Continuing to build on the positive momentum, Samantha Tan Racing has taken on both the CREVENTIC 24H SERIES and Pirelli GT4 America in 2021. Earlier this year, Samantha became the first Asian woman to win the renowned 24H DUBAI and first woman to win the 6H ABU DHABI.

We discuss building a motorsport empire, empowering women to be unapologetically themselves, as evidenced by Samantha wearing falsies while winning races, and not letting negativity on social media bring you down!

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