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Des Moines, Iowa, USA
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Des Moines, Iowa, USA

Shawna Robinson


Shawna Robinson is an American retired professional stock car racing driver and interior designer. Shawna Robinson is the first woman to start a NASCAR Winston Cup race.

Early Life and Education

Shawna Robinson was born on November 30, 1964. At present, she is 57 years old and her sun sign is Sagittarius. His born place is in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.

This person is the youngest of five children of former race car driver Richard “Lefty” Robinson and Lois. She graduated from Saydel High School in the year 1983.

Her father Richard was an amateur diesel truck racer who worked on cars in his home garage and promoted races in the Midwestern United States.

Similarly, her mother Lois competed in auto racing. And, therefore, she flipped a car and was asked by Lefty to stop racing.

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Caption: Shawna Robinson’s childhood picture with her mom and siblings. Source: Instagram

Shawna Robinson – Net Worth 2023

Talking about this racer’s income, she surely has earned a handsome amount of money throughout her career. However, her net worth as of now is around $1.5 million.

Body Measurements

Shawna stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches or 173 cm. But, her weight is not given.

Likewise, her other body stats like chest-waist-hip measurements, shoe size, dress size, etc are not publicly disclosed. However, Robinson has a set of blue eyes and blonde hair color.

Career and Professional Life

Shawna is a retired professional stock car racing driver.

This personality was a competitor in all three of NASCAR’s national touring series, as well as the ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series and the Charlotte/Daytona Dash Series.

She is one of 16 women to participate in the NASCAR Cup Series, and one of three females to race in the sport’s premier event, the Daytona 500.

Moreover, she began competing in her childhood, and, after graduating from high school in 1983, she started racing in semi-tractors.

Shawna achieved early success with 30 victories and moved into the GATR Truck Series becoming the championship’s rookie of the year for 1984.

After 4 years, she started competing in stock car racing where she became the 1st woman to win a top-level NASCAR-sanctioned race that same year, finishing a career-high 3rd place in the points standings.

Similarly, in the following season, she won two races and battled for the Charlotte/Daytona Dash Series championship in which she finished 3rd overall.

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Caption: Shawna Robinson posing for a photo. Source: NASCAR


Shawna Robinson has twice been voted the Charlotte/Daytona Dash Series Most Popular Driver.

This personality moved to the NASCAR Busch Series in the year 1991 where she struggled to perform well but achieved one pole position in the year 1994.

Shawna left a year later to start a family and started an interior decorating business.

In the year 1999, she returned to active competition in the ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series where she ran strongly and finished 6th in the series championship standings the following year.

This personality returned to NASCAR in the year 2001, and made her debut in the Winston Cup Series but was unable to compete successfully.

Robinson retired from racing 4 years later to focus on her family and concentrate on running her interior design and furniture business.

Personal Life

Robinson met her ex-husband Jeff Clark on the racing track and got married in the year 1994. Together, they welcomed a son, Tanner, in the year 1996.

And, in the year 1997, they welcomed a daughter, Samantha. As of now, she is divorced. There is not much information related to Robinson’s personal life.

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Caption: Shawna Robinson’s picture with her husband and kids. Source: Instagram

Shawna Robinson – Social Media

Her Instagram account ‘@shawnarobinson1’ has earned over 2K followers. Similarly, her Facebook page has gained over 2K followers.

And, Shawna Robinson has amassed 43 followers on her ‘@ShawnaR82419094’ Twitter account.