K&N-Sponsored Rider and Driver Sara Price Presented Prestigious Rising Star Award

Price on motocross bike

K&N-sponsored Sara has been a trailblazer and top competitor in motocross

The 2016 Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Ceremony was a big night for K&N-sponsored racer Sara Price. The ceremony, which was held at the South Point Resort in Las Vegas, is primarily a source of recognition for individuals who have amassed a lifetime of accomplishments and contributions in the sport of off-road motorsports and racing.

However, the event also takes time to identify and award the sport’s up-and-comers. Sara Price was awarded the Rising Star award in the category of Motorcycle/ATV/UTV. Price was truly surprised by the award as the winners are not announced until the ceremony. The recognition is a huge honor since it is voted by members the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame.

Price and Super Truck

Price is making waves in the Super Truck world

Price's career is on an incredible ascent in the off-road racing world. She got her start racing motocross and became the first ever factory supported female racer under Monster Energy Kawasaki. Price became a multiple-time national champion in motocross and a repeat X-game medalist. She has been a trailblazer for women in off-road racing.

The talented racer doesn’t want to be defined just by gender, despite the fact that she has the looks and poise to have been a finalist in beauty contests. “Growing up I always raced against the boys in motocross,” says Price, “I get a lot of respect; the guys know I’m there to compete. That’s what I want to be known for, my talent, skill and the hard work I put in — not because I’m the only girl.”

Price signing autographs

As a true cross-discipline racer, Price has a boatload of talent

2016 has been a banner year for Price. She has expanded her competitive horizons into the Super Truck racing world. Here is another venue in which she has proven to be a trailblazer. The 24-year-old was selected to race in Australia’s Gold Coast 600 and was the only female on the starting grid. Price again showed her toughness after being involved in a violent crash in qualifying then hitting the wall hard in the first race. She was ready to race in the next event, but officials determined after the post race inspection that her truck's fuel cell had enough damage to it where it was not safe to compete in the race. Despite the frustration of being sidelined in the GC 600, Price’s future is bright in Super Truck racing. Look for big things from her in 2017.

Sara Price is truly a Renaissance woman. She’s a motocross and Supercross racing standout, a UTV Champion, an X-Games medalist, a Super Truck driver, a beauty contestant, and stunt woman. K&N is proud of Sarah and excited to continue to support and sponsor her in her pursuit of motorsports world domination!