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Angela Cope Biography
Amber Cope and Angela Cope, both born August 18, 1983 areprofessional NASCAR drivers. They made NASCAR history on October 23, 2010 bybeing the first twins to compete in one of the top three series in NASCAR. Thatday they made their NASCAR debut in the Camping World Truck Series inMartinsville, VA. Amber finished 26th and Angela finished 30th.
They began racing in Go-Karts at age 9. They quickly gainedattention by winning poles and races year after year. By age 15 they stepped upto late-model race carseven before they had drivers licenses.
Angela Cope took 1st place in 2002 at the Lucas Oil Can-Am150 at the Sun Valley Speedway. In 1995, Angela finished 1st and Amber finished3rd in the Tri-cities Gold Cup Yamaha Class. By 1998, both girlswere PSGKA Gold Cup winners in the Junior Piston Port.
Both girls split seat time in 2006 at the ARCA Re/Max Seriesat Berlin, Gateway, Chicagoland, Milwaukee Mile, and Toledo, Ohio. By 2008, thetwins qualified for the ARCA Re/Max Series at Kentucky Speedway, with positions8 and 15.
Amber and Angela Cope became the third generation of Copes to enter into theworld of racing, when, at the young age of nine, the girls parents gave them ago-kart for Christmas and thus began their road to NASCAR. Once they begancompeting locally, the girls made a name for themselves and became the mostaccomplished go-kart racers in the Greater Puget Sound region. In their sevenyears of driving go-karts included 50 first place wins and setting on poleposition 20 times in the Pacific Northwest. Angela also set new track recordsat five of six tracks in the same region.
At the young age of 15, they progressed to late model racecars even before they had their license to drive. In 2000, a very short timeafter their debut in late model stock cars they instantly acquired nationalattention when they were featured on Bryant Gumble Good Morning Today. AsAmber and Angela became more experienced and confident behind the wheel, theyknew that in order to pursue a career in NASCAR they would have to leaveWashington. They moved across the country to Charlotte, North Carolina to starttraining with their Uncle Derrike. The twins put all of their focus intolearning the in and outs of professional racing. They traveled with their UncleDerrike to every Cup race that he went to and became fixtures on the track andin the pit.
In 2006, the twins split seat time at the Automobile RacingClub of Americas (ARCA) Re/Max Series at Berlin, Gateway, Chicagoland,Milwaukee and Toledo, Ohio. In 2008, they qualified for the ARCA Re/Max Seriesat Kentucky Speedway with positions 8 and 15. The most difficult part of theARCA Re/Max Series was that they had to share a car. At times, there would bethree weeks before one of them would get back into the seat, losing preciouslearning time; however, it was a great series for the twins performance-wise.
2011 is shaping up to be the busiest year for the twins. OnMay 22, 2011 they will also be racing against their Uncle Derrike. In additionto their race in Newton, Iowa they will continue on to compete in five to sixmore races throughout the year.
Amber and Angela currently reside in Cornelius, NorthCarolina.
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