NASCAR Pit Tour Guide

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I was a NASCAR Tour guide for about a decade.  During that time, there's no telling how many people I brought down into the Garage Area and The Pits.  I enjoyed my job a lot.  It made me feel good to educate someone on how a race works and what goes on, etc.  I'd do it again in a heartbeat... wait, now I remember all the travel, never mind.  To get a good idea about my life as a Pit Tour Guide, read my Blog Post below.

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Indy 500

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The Indy 500 Trophy

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Some of the most fun I had was giving away free stuff to the crowds.

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I signed a lot of Start/Finish lines for luck.

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One Indy 500, they assigned me about 20 models to work with for the event.  No, I didn't have any fun, lol.

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With Amanda & my sisiter, Karen.

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In a lot of cities, we went GoKart racing.

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When I went out to the campgrounds to hand out free banners, I also promoted ContraGear too.

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NASCAR's Brickyard 400

I escorted Drivers to 'Meet & Greets' with VIP guests before the races.

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When I was a NASCAR Pit Tour Guide, I traveled a lot.  I started renting convertibles in every town I was in.  

Hey, the company was paying for them, right? lol.

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This Thunderbird was in Miami.

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Indy 500

Cruising around Indy in a Mustang was fun.  Look at how much luggage I had.

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Indy 500

You'll see all types of characters at the 500.  I knew I wanted a pic with this guy the moment I saw him.

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Texas NASCAR Race

Even though I always had Hot Passes to get in the Garage and Pit Road areas, I was always very nice to the Gate people.  

They helped me out more than once.  It pays to be nice.

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ESPN, The Magazine

I was in the centerfold picture of the magazine when they were covering the Indy 500.  I'm dead center, red shirt, shooting video.

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Winner's Circle

I was in a lot of Victory Lane winners' photos.

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And being around winners never got old.

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Texas NASCAR Track

Aside from being a Lifeguard, working in NASCAR was the best job I ever had.

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NHRA Sport Compact Series

I occasionally drove camera crews and drivers around the different tracks across the country.  Fun gig.

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Kenny Tran Racing

Kenny was the first Import Racer I worked with and he was great.  He dedicated his Las Vegas victory to me.  That's cool.

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I did a lot of Public Appearances with Kenny and his race car.  Enjoyed them all.

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Speaking Engagements

I toured several High School Automotive classes and gave a presentation about NASCAR and auto racing.

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I enjoyed giving my presentation for all of the different classes at several different schools.

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Professor Spider

From one of my classes.

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The students loved seeing my championship rings.

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Indy 500

With Bart Conner, Olympic Gold Medalist.

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum

I had to get a pic in this car.  Great photo op for the visitors to the museum.  Hats off to them.

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Phoenix International Raceway

Winner's Circle with Mark Martin and Jack Roush.

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Daytona International Speedway

Winner's Circle with Jeff Gordon for the Pepsi 400 race in July.

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