Katie Hettinger is a 3rd generation driver from Dryden, Michigan, where she lives with her Mom, Dad, Sister, Grace, and Brother, Keith. Katie visited her first race track at 4 weeks old and began racing at the age of 5. Katie started her career in quarter midgets, racing locally, regionally, and nationally with the USAC.25, Midwest Thunder and QMA series. She collected over 40 feature wins in Quarter Midgets. Katie moved up to run Jr. Sprints and then 600 micro-sprints on dirt from 2016 to 2018. In 2019, Katie moved into full body stock cars on pavement with the newly formed CRA Jr. Late Model Division. Katie returned to the CRA Jr. Late models in 2020, capturing (3) fast-time awards and a new track record at Anderson Speedway. She brought home (2) feature wins at the Indianapolis Speedrome and Toledo Speedway. In September, she was crowned the 2020 CRA Jr. Late Model Champion. Katie is CRA's first female champion in any division.