Ivana is a South African lady karter and Formula Ford race car driver currently studying Law at University of Pretoria. Initially preferring horse riding, Ivana, who has a twin sister,  only started karting at 16 and her first ever kart race was in Rotax Junior in 2012. Having tested with Formula 4 SEA in 2018, she contested the 4 races of the F4 SEA 2019 championship grand finals. She was also an applicant for the new Formula W in Europe.