Haley Constance climbs in the NASCAR Super Late Models car driven by her dad, Joe Constance, as she helps get it ready for a race. Still just 13, she’s been making a name for herself in the Pacific Northwest junior racing circuits in recent years.

Haley Constance climbs in the NASCAR Super Late Models car driven by her dad, Joe Constance, as she helps get it ready for a race. Still just 13, she’s been making a name for herself in the Pacific Northwest junior racing circuits in recent years.

Girl Power rules at Evergreen Speedway

MyTrafficMan.net and other sponsors helping 13 year old driver launch her racing career

There’s a young star rising through the racing ranks at Evergreen and Deming speedways.

With a brilliant smile, a thirst for speed and the driving skill to boot, Haley Constance is making a name for herself at these two Pacific Northwest tracks.

You may have seen her last season, when she won five of eight races in the youth Hornet division on the asphalt at Evergreen Speedway. Haley, 13, blasted out to a fast start this season, winning the first main event. She led the second feature main until being bumped by a lapped car, but roared back to finish fourth. She was due to race again May 4.

Racing is a family affair

Haley’s dad, Joe Constance, races in the NASCAR Speedway Chevrolet Super Late Models class at Evergreen Speedway. He’s also her crew chief, a role he’s played since she started racing flat karts at the Monroe indoor dirt arena at age 3.

“I think my dad is the whole reason I even race,” Haley says. “Once I see him out there racing I want to do it even more. I just love that we get to do it together.”

Haley lives for the adrenalin rush she gets when she climbs behind the wheel and starts passing cars. She holds the track lap record at Deming Speedway in Everson for the Junior Sprint class, 12.66 seconds, set in the summer of 2016 and will open the season there May 24.

Next season presents a new challenge

While there’s still plenty of racing left for 2019, Haley looks forward to next season, when she’ll race in a new Junior Late Models division being created as a transition to adult racing for racers aged 14 to 16.

She’ll also be in a new car, one that looks like a regular Late Model but has less power and different tires. “I’m really excited,” Haley says. “I’ll finally be able to race something that my dad has raced for a long time.”

Sponsorships help fuel Haley’s dream

The financial help of sponsors like Ziad Youssef at MyTrafficMan.net, who sponsors the Mini Sprint; John Bender, who owns Haley’s Hornet but waived her rental fee this season; and her grandfather’s Marshall Motorsports, there from the beginning, makes a big difference for the family, says mom Tiffany.

“She needs the top-of-the-line safety gear, the head and neck restraints, when she’s racing,” she says. “We’ve got all these different people helping her to stay safe while she’s racing and teach her all the skills.” Being able to race safely has other benefits, she adds. “She’s also learning to drive a car on and off the track, so that when she goes to get her licence in a couple years, I’m not going to worry about her.”


MyTrafficMan.net is involved in other community projects, including the Whatcom County Library Foundation. If you’d like to hear more about their services, call 360-734-0908 or visit them at MyTrafficMan.net. You can also follow them on Facebook.

Talk to us

More in Marketplace

Let your wedding venue be your ‘something blue’

Big celebration or party-for-two, Hotel Indigo in the Port of Everett will help you tie the knot

Bruce MacCracken, Sno Isle Co-op Board of Trustees President. It’s an exciting time to be involved with the Co-op, both because of the growing interest in healthy, organic foods and because the Co-op is poised for expansion.
Help guide local, sustainable grocery options in your community

Sno Isle Co-op welcomes candidates for Board of Trustees

LaVonne Olsen, Peoples Bank
What to do if you’re the victim of identity theft or financial fraud

By LaVonne Olsen The coronavirus pandemic has led to a widespread health… Continue reading

With safety measures in place and with the help of riders following public health guidelines, public transit can continue to be an essential and reliable transportation option for anyone who needs to travel in our region.
Community Transit partners with riders on safety measures

As some workers in our communities have been working from home in… Continue reading

This kitchen project makes a new-to-you home ‘yours’

Engineered stone provides a beautifully practical solution to tired counters

Planting now, for the future

Active forest management does much more than produce timber and toilet paper.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County Seeks Support for Important Childcare Services During COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis has had many devastating consequences for Snohomish County. As… Continue reading

Knowing there would be a backlog when courts resumed, the MyTrafficMan team has been pushing harder to get ahead.
Courts are re-opening. Here’s what you need to know

Court is confusing at the best of times. But with major backlogs… Continue reading

Through its telehealth services, the Sherwood team provides virtual evaluations, therapies and consultations to give parents peace of mind, and the tools they need to help their child grow.
Helping children and adults with disabilities navigate COVID

Sherwood’s early intervention, vocational supports remain critical

Why the construction industry is essential to the supply of toilet paper

Diverse, interconnected forest products industry need all components working

Business Continuity Planning During a Pandemic

As the spread of COVID-19 and measures to contain it bring drastic… Continue reading

Your easy-clean kitchen never looked so good!

Love the look of stone, but not the upkeep? Here’s the solution