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JR Motorsports is a very diverse company from top to bottom. Many of our drivers, crew chiefs and upper-management are seen week to week on television and the internet, but do fans really know them? Here at JRMracing.com, we want to help our fans learn more about our key personnel away from the track with a Get-to-Know series of questions.
Hometown: Kannapolis, N.C.
Family: L.W. (Husband), Karsyn, Kennedy and Wyatt (children), Bristol and Lucy (dogs), Lacy and Lily (cats).
Birthday: Aug. 28, 1972
Years in the Sport: Since birth – professionally since 1993.
Position with the team: General Manager.
Where was your first race? I don’t remember – somewhere with my dad as a kid.
Who was your racing idol growing up? Who is it now? My dad. Now, I don’t really have one.
One track/city you would like to visit for vacation? Sonoma, Calif.
What frustrates you the most about everyday civilian driving? People who can’t merge into traffic correctly.
When was the last time you got a speeding ticket? Were you able to talk your way out of it? It’s been a while – and no!
If you could ask one person for advice, who would it be? What would you ask about? Warren Buffett – I’m not sure what I would ask, but he’s really smart.
If you could have dinner with someone dead or alive, who would it be? My grandfather, Ralph Earnhardt.
What are some activities you enjoy away from the race track? Scrapbooking and camping.
If you could be one age forever, what would it be and why? 40 – I’m mature, have life experiences and feel pretty secure in my life and don’t want to grow old.
What is your daily news source? Twitter
What is your guilty pleasure? Key lime pie or a butterscotch dipped cone from Dairy Queen.
What is your culinary specialty? Baked spaghetti.
What is in your fridge? Mostly organic fruits, veggies, almond milk, the typical condiments and leftovers.
What’s the last thing you ate? Almond milk protein shake.
Who is your celebrity crush? Don’t have one.
If you had a million dollars to use on anything, what would it be? Build a big home for children who are unwanted, abused, or need a family.
If you could have a super power, what would it be? Make all the evil in the world go away.
What was your favorite cartoon as a kid? Smurfs.
What is your favorite sports team? New York Giants.
What is on your mouse pad? Tazmanian Devil Cartoon.
Last Movie you watched? I don’t watch movies often – probably a kids movie.
What will you find on your iPod? Everything – I like all kinds of music.
Did you have any pets growing up? What were their names? Rocket, an Irish Setter.
What three things would you take with you on a deserted island? Chapstick, a book and a picture of my family.
What do you know how to say in a foreign language? Bonjour.
Who is the last person you talked to on the phone? My husband, L.W.
What was your first concert? Can’t remember, maybe Travis Tritt.
What is your karaoke go to song? I’ll sing most anything.