Melanie is 8 years old and a rookie driver in the Mini Dwarfs division for the 2021 race season. She has ran racing events at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma, AZ, Barona speedway in Ramona, CA and Perris Auto Speedway in Perris, Ca. She has three top 10s and three top 5s this year. Recently won her first heat race.
She has a long history of family racing. She is a third generation racer in her family. Her dad has raced since the age of 9 and continues to this day. She was at her first race at the age of 6 weeks old.