Sabre

Sabré Leigh Cook

Nationality: American
Date of birth: May 21st, 1994
Hometown: Grand Junction, Colorado
Hobbies: Weight Training, Running, Cycling, Climbing, Hiking, Reading, Music, Fishing, Camping

The Story

Sabré Cook is a successful female racing driver with nearly fifteen years of experience in karting, formula cars and sports cars. Hailing from Grand Junction, Colorado, Cook began driving at the young age of eight, and as her passion grew, she started racing competitively at the age of ten. Sabré is a voracious competitor whose career highlights include:

  • 8x Colorado State Champion
  • 3x TAG USA World Champion
  • 2012 Superkarts! USA (SKUSA) S2 National Champion
  • Women in Sports Foundation Project Podium Grant Recipient
  • 2014 MAXSpeed and Mazda Road to Indy Scholarship Winner
  • 2015 Challenge of the Americas DD2 International Champion
  • Member of Team USA for the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals
  • First female to Qualify for a KZ World Championship Main Event
  • Third place in the 2015 US Open Shifter Elite National Championship
  • 2016 US Open Shifter Elite National Champion
  • Team USA Selectee and invited to final six in selection process

Outside the car

When Sabré is away from the racing world, she resides in Golden, Colorado completing her Mechanical Engineering undergraduate program at one of the nation’s preeminent engineering colleges, Colorado School of Mines. Sabré not only strives to deliver prime performances on and off the track, but to aid in the development of those who want to learn. She has been coaching drivers of all ages and experience levels for nearly ten years, and offers private or group sessions anywhere in North America.

Other areas of Sabré’s involvement include Society of Automotive Engineers, FSAE student competition, Alpha Phi- Iota Zeta International Fraternity, Society of Women Engineers, and American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Interests

When Sabré is not racing or studying she enjoys training in the gym, running, cycling, climbing and hiking as well as relaxing with painting, drawing, reading, music, fishing, and camping.

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Career Results

2017
  • Rookie season of competitive car racing
  • Second place SCCA Majors at Pittsburgh International in FE
  • Third place (2x) SCCA Hoosier Super Tour at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in FE
  • Sixth place SCCA June Sprints / Hoosier Super Tour at Road America in FE
  • Sixth place SCCA Majors Gingerman Raceway in FE
2016
  • US Open National Champion Shifter Senior
  • Second place Shifter Senior US Open Nationals rounds one, two and three
  • Colorado Sprint Champion in S1 Pro Stock Moto
  • Sixth place Grand Prix International Guadalajara, Mexico in S1 Pro Stock Moto
2015
  • MAXSpeed and Mazda Road to Indy Karts to Cars Scholarship Winner
  • Rotax Challenge of the Americas DD2 International Champion
  • First place Rotax Challenge of the Americas rounds one, three and six in Rotax DD2
  • Second place Rotax Challenge of the Americas rounds two, four and five in Rotax DD2
  • Qualified to be a part of Team USA at the 2015 Rotax MAX Challenge Grand Finals in Portugal, November 2015
  • Third place US Open round one in Shifter Elite
  • Fourth place US Open Round two in Shifter Elite
  • Fifth place US Open Round three in Shifter Elite
  • Third place US Open National Championship in Shifter Elite
2014
  • Women in Sports Foundation Project Podium Grant Recipient
  • First female to ever qualify for a KZ World Championship Main Event
  • First place Rotax Can-Am Challenge rounds four and five in Rotax DD2
  • Second place Rotax Can-Am Challenge Rounds three and six in Rotax DD2
  • First place Rotax Challenge of the Americas rounds four and six in Rotax DD2
  • Second place Rotax Challenge of the Americas rounds one and three in Rotax DD2
  • Fifth place Lonestar Grand Prix in Stock Honda Lite
  • Fifth place Grand Prix International Guadalajara, Mexico in S1 Pro Stock Moto
  • Lonestar Grand Prix Scholarship (Formula Mazda Test) Winner
2013
  • Ranked third out of 215 nationally in the Pro Shifter category
  • First female to hold a Pro SKUSA license
  • SKUSA Mountain Region Champion in S1 Pro Stock Moto
  • Third place SKUSA SpringNationals in S1 Pro debut
2012
  • SKUSA Pro Tour S2 National Champion
  • First female to win a National SKUSA Pro event
  • Second place in SKUSA Spring, Summer, and SuperNationals in S2
  • Vice-Champion SKUSA Pro Kart Mountain Region Series in S2
2011
  • Competed in Skip Barber Karting Scholarship Shootout
  • Competed for a podium finish at SKUSA SuperNationals in S2
  • Fifth place SKUSA SummerNationals in S2
2010 & Earlier
  • Multi-time karting champion and race winner