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Lana Middler

Driver Profile

Location

CARNOUSTIE

Home Circuit

Cowdenbeath Racewall

Biography

Lana Middler, known as Lana Banana  was born in 2013, in Cowdenbeath, Scotland. From a young age, Lana exhibited a natural affinity for speed and competition, traits that would ultimately shape her burgeoning racing career.

At the tender age of seven, Lana embarked on her journey into the world of motorsport. Inspired by her dad’s own racing endeavors, Lana received a Micro F2 as a Christmas gift at the age of five.

With her dad as her mentor and guide, Lana quickly adapted to the demands of the track, showcasing remarkable skill and determination beyond her years. Starting her racing journey in the Micro F2 category, Lana made an immediate impression, displaying a rare combination of talent and tenacity that belied her age and experience.

Throughout her junior racing career, Lana’s achievements were nothing short of impressive. Despite being a newcomer to the sport, she quickly asserted herself as a formidable competitor at the Racewall. Notable highlights include a remarkable 2nd place finish in the Scottish Cup, a hat-trick of victories at Crimond,  Drivers’ Driver of the Year award and emerged victorious at the Crimond Track Shop.

Among Lana’s most cherished memories are her first win at Cowdenbeath, a triumphant hat-trick at Crimond, and the exhilarating experience of racing in Holland, where she tested her skills against international competition.

In the fiercely competitive world of racing, Lana has encountered formidable adversaries, none more prominent than Oakley 219, her biggest rival past and present. Their thrilling battles on the track have fueled Lana’s competitive spirit and spurred her to greater heights of achievement.

Beyond her racing, Inspired by her mum’s profession, Lana dreams of following in her footsteps and becoming a teacher someday. With her unwavering determination and boundless enthusiasm, there is little doubt that Lana will excel in whatever path she chooses to pursue.

As Lana continues to carve her legacy in the world of motorsport, she does so with the unwavering support of her family, including her sister Mya, who is set to embark on her own racing journey in the coming year. With each lap around the track, Lana demonstrates not only her talent behind the wheel but also her indomitable spirit and unwavering dedication to success.