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Use: Media professionals looking to diversify their automotive readership with women authors who provide their views on a wide variety of topics.
What it is: Courtney Hansen, America’s favorite Garage Girl and the former host of The Learning Channel’s Overhaulin’ auto makeover show, a new-book author and the host of Spike TV’s weekend “Power Block,” has teamed up with Wheelbase Communications for this exclusive column. If you’re looking to build more regular readership and to bring more women into the pages of your print publication and Web pages with the help of a friendly and outgoing automotive celebrity, this bi-weekly column that alternates with our own Rhonda Wheeler is a must.
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As a big fan of NASCAR, I have been to many races at different tracks over the past few years. I’ve also been to open-wheel races on the Indycar and Formula One circuits.
It amazes me how two forms of auto racing can be so incredibly different. Of course there are the clear, fundamental differences. Formula One cars are small, light, have no fenders and drive on twisty road courses. The cars are governed by a completely different set of rules than the full-bodied NASCAR stock cars, which primarily drive on oval tracks.