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Thank you -- NASCAR as a male dominated sport at one woman is taken on the track as the first female member.
-- -- right now because of his cabinet member of the employers -- Michael Waltrip racing team welcome Christmas what got you into this.
-- they've put a gunman -- on in my hands and it told me to play and I had a blast.
It was just one -- they put in your hand.
We did a -- challenge and about -- year and a half ago.
And to read Jack the car through on tires and to also have -- lug -- off tire and I just had a really great time.
And you did it in quick fashion -- we're looking at video of you working out and I understands.
You can you can dead lift 255.
Pounds which is more than doubling your body weight of about a 115 I hope you don't mind you -- in that.
-- you can also you can also bench like an incredible amount of weight.
You have to be fit to do this kind of job right.
You have to be fit you -- -- really dialing your skill technique.
Yeah you -- cross fade that you also did cross -- and you time in Baghdad in Iraq set you up for the success correct.
That's right I found cross that when I was working or received dozens -- -- contractor.
And I haven't looked back sense I started in 2006 and cross that I was not an athlete before I discovered crossed that meaning I didn't play.
It's sports in high school or college -- crossed that developed me into an athlete and that's how I discovered NASCAR.
Guys except you.
The guys are grades that they they really are encouraging.
And and just for the record we're we're not sure if I'm the first woman or not.
But it is a pretty incredible feat to be able to come out and play with guys of this caliber how is it gonna change the the image I mean let's say that that your senior one of the very.
First few women if we're gonna.
Be safe to say that how -- gonna transcend the sport.
I really think that this message is -- -- a lot of a lot of publicity because it's opening the door that if you want -- it's it's there for you to take and -- it's.
Quite an incredible sports and the people that come in art.
Extremely high level caliber athletes there are creating from the NFL draft they're treating them in the previous pro sports.
And then of course on my -- from somebody that was not an -- it's still there.
He just needs said take the time and -- in the skills and I felt the strength.
And you have to be eligible for when the pressure and be very very big and strong in your role that Christmas Abbott thanks so much for joining us this morning.
Think -- appreciate it.
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