Posts tagged "nascar"

Meet Nascar’s First Female Pit Crew Member

Christmas Abbott is into extremes -- she's a bodybuilder and a strength athlete, so making the leap to Nascar pit crew member didn't seem that crazy. But the male-dominated world of auto-racing pit crews didn't feel the same way, and Christmas encountered her fair share of taunting and criticism. It wasn't until the pit crew…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 20, 2012

NASCAR Fans Jeer Lady Driver For Sucking (But Do It Sexistly So)

There's criticism ("You suck") and then there's criticism that hits below the belt because it gets specific about someone's race, gender, or sexuality ("You suck because you're fag"). The latter is what happened this weekend to NASCAR driver Amber Cope, whose not-good driving interfered with a more experienced driver. As the car blog Jalopnik…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 16, 2012

NASCAR-Themed Romance Novels Leave Harlequin Readers Panting For More

I don't think that I've ever read a romance novel. I don't really go for the mushy stuff. But whatever floats your boat, I always say. I guess I don't really "get" them. They seem so unbelievable. That's why when I saw these NASCAR-themed romance novels from Harlequin -- yes, I said NASCAR-themed romance…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 14, 2009