Shannon McIntosh: Seventeen's 'Pretty Amazing' Finalist #1

Shannon McIntosh: Seventeen's 'Pretty Amazing' Finalist #1 has meet all the wonderful and inspiring Pretty Amazing contest finalists — and we want you to meet them too!

Shannon McIntosh is a 22-year-old IndyCar USF2000 Series racecar driver. Intimidated? You should be.

“I plan to go pro in 2014 and compete in the Indy 500. No woman has ever won—I will be the first!” she shared with us.

But just like everyone else, Shannon had doubts about her success so far: “One day when I was doubting that I’d ever succeed, I was Googling ‘inspiration’ and found the Japanese word nintai. It means to be patient and persevere. It reminds me that there are always going to be obstacles…”

Stay tuned to JJJ to meet the rest of the finalists! Bigger pic inside…

Judged by Seventeen‘s Editor-in-Chief Ann Shocket, Miranda Cosgrove, and Jared Eng, the MTV-televised special will air Tuesday, August 30th @ 8PM ET/PT.

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Credit: Terry Doyle; Photos: Seventeen Magazine
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