Katie Vernola Racer Bio

TEAM: Team SuperATV
HOMETOWN: Victorville, CA
RESIDENCE: San Clemente, CA
YEARS RACING: 3

Just a couple of months out of graduating High School, I had started to work modeling jobs, knowing it was an easy and fun way to earn some money. While I was putting together a portfolio, I quickly realized I wanted to earn enough money for a UTV. Shortly after, Playboy hosted a local casting call. Becoming a playmate was something I always wanted to do, so I took the chance. A few weeks went by, and I got the call to come to the Playboy Mansion where Hugh Hefner announced me as Miss June 2010.

Continuing my goal of purchasing a UTV, I worked various Bunny gigs, eventually making enough to buy a Polaris RZR 900. Originally, I had no intentions of racing, but instead took trips out to the local riding areas, like Dumont Dunes and Glamis. That all changed once I had come across the Lucas Oil Regional series and attended a race as a spectator. It was love at first site, and I immediately wanted to be able to race the next race in the RZR 900 Production class.

Working hard to get a program together, I was lucky enough to have the sponsor support to begin chasing my dream of racing, competing at Round 1 of the 2014 Lucas Oil Regional Off Road Series. At my first race, I worked to finish top 10 in the field. Setting the bar and the addiction of racing, going to the track whenever I can to get seat time, Still wanting more and the opportunity to move up the ranks of short course racing.

2017 Races

WORCS

• Round 1 – 9th in class; 9th overall
• Round 2 – 9th in class; 19th overall
• Round 3 – 6th in class; 9th overall
• Round 4 – 14th in class; 24th overall
• Round 6 – 11th in class; 11th overall
• Round 7 – 15th in class; 32nd overall
• Round 9 – 11th in class; 29th overall

• Best in the Desert UTV World Championship Race: Desert Race – 31st of 90; Short course – 16th of 102
• Mint 400 – 17th place

Posted by K. Wright

I've been at SuperATV for over 2 years, and in my tenure here I've touched nearly every part of the business. From customer service to quality, shipping to assembly, I've been able to work with just about every person here at SuperATV. So if I don't know the inside scoop, I know exactly where to find it.

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