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Christmas Abbott Breaking Barriers While Helping to Grow NASCAR Among Women

As a member of the Michael Waltrip Racing team, Christmas Abbott is bringing new exposure to women in NASCAR. While Danica Patrick made her own history in 2013 by capturing the pole at the Daytona 500, Abbott became the only female full-time member of a NASCAR pit crew. While the pit crew is comprised of unsung heroes in auto racing of all forms, Abbott has helped bring exposure and much-deserved recognition. Working in Clint Bowyer's pit, the 5’3” spitfire from Lynchburg, Virginia is a marvel, lifting tires almost half her weight. She has been able to change two tires weighing 60 pounds each and is working towards an astounding time frame of 12 total seconds.  As she advised the Sporting News, she is working as a pit crew ...

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