Just For Fun



Jimmy Buffett, Third Day, Newsong, Jamie Grace, Tenth Avenue North, MercyMe

Most Played Song on iPhone:

I’m Letting Go and Free To Be Me both by Francesca Battistelli are among my top favs. Come Monday by Jimmy Buffett hits the top of most played too.

First Car:

1990 Chevy Lumina Z34 – fire engine red

Dream Car:

1949 Mercury Lead Sled…one of these days


interior decorating, field trips in race cities with my son, riding my motorcycle, boating


2003 Honda Shadow 600 VTX, purple of course!

Favorite Non-Racing Channel:

HGTV, diy network, Bravo

Favorite Non-Racing Shows:

Househunters, Love it or List it, Rehab Addict

What Most Fans Don’t Know About Me:

I feed the 6 or 7 deer in my backyard and I love our deer camera that snaps photos of them when I‘m gone. I’m a city girl born and raised in Chicago. And now that I live in the country, nature fascinates me!! My husband deer hunts, but we have an agreement he won’t hurt my furry neighbors.

Favorite Part of my Job:

the friendships I have made, things I get to see and do because of my work

Least Favorite Part of my Job:

when my son asks why mommy has to leave for work

Favorite Celebrity Interview:

Will Ferrell

Most Intriguing Celebrity Interview:

Adam Sandler, Nicolas Cage

Favorite Driver Interview:

Matt Kenseth or Tony Stewart…They give me their full attention when I ask a question, and that means the world to me.

Funniest Driver Interview:

Clint Bowyer…when I can keep his ADD in check!

Most Intriguing Driver Interview:

Ryan Newman…he’s very analytical. I am always on my toes with him.

Most Honored Feature Interview

Richard Petty, David Pearson, Junior Johnson, Bobby Allison….oh this list can go on!

Most Inspiring Real Deal Interview:

the late Bobby Hamilton Sr… he spoke words that forever remain with me.

Coolest Real Deal Interview:

Bud Moore, a decorated war hero. He invited us into his home and shared war stories that make you really appreciate your freedom.

Favorite on Location Shoot:

Mario Andretti at Andretti Winery in Napa Valley, CA. He has funny stories and I just admire him!

Favorite Crew Chief to Interview:

Todd Berrier or Tony Gibson because they are so down-to-earth and focus on the car, not on themselves.

Favorite Crew Chief to Talk Anything but Racing:

Rodney Childers is a great guy. We swap stories about our kids.

Favorite City on Race Schedule:

Sweet Home Chicago

Favorite Track on Race Schedule:

Bristol night race…nothing compares to the excitement of that night

Favorite Shopping on Race Schedule:

What girl doesn’t love a good shopping area -Dallas, TX Scottsdale, AZ and Las Vegas, NV

Favorite Vacation Spot:

Anguilla, British West Indies (5 miles off the coast of St. Maarten)

Favorite Place to Unwind:

Anywhere warm and tropical

Next Vacation Spot:

Back to Italy as a family vacation

Favorite Scriptures I Live By:

She speaks with intelligence, wisdom and grace.
—Proverbs 31:26
Let your conversation be gracious and effective so that you will have the right answer for everyone.
—Colossians 4:6
The one who blesses others is abundantly blessed.
—Proverbs 11:25

Famous Quotes I Live By:

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”
— Confucius
“There are times when silence has the loudest voice.”
— Leroy Brownlow
“Be true to your work, your word and your friends.”
— Henry David Thoreau
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
— John Quincy Adams
“True affluence is not needing anything.”
— Gary Snyder
“Jumping at several small opportunities may get us there more quickly than waiting for one big one to come along.”
— Hugh Allen

“When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’”
— Erma Bombeck