Forbes Magazine has selected NASCAR Next driver Julia Landauer to this year's Sports 30 Under 30, a list of the "brightest young entrepreneurs, innovators and game changers."
Forbes released its selections Tuesday, highlighting 600 outstanding figures under age 30 from 20 industries. The honorees were chosen by a panel of prominent reporters, legends in each field and former 30 Under 30 recipients.
Landauer, 25, completed her first full season in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West in 2016. She finished fourth in the overall standings, sealing top-10 finishes in all but one of her 14 starts.
Landauer, a Stanford University graduate, has also excelled through professional speaking engagements, where she has shared her experiences in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math and their applications in her racing career. She was also a contestant on "Survivor: Caramoan," the 26th season of the reality TV show.
Landauer joins NFL standouts Von Miller and Odell Beckham Jr., the NBA's Draymond Green and Kyrie Irving and four-time Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Simone Biles on the 30 Under 30 list of sports figures.