JoeyPinkney.com Exclusive Interview
5 Minutes, 5 Questions With…
Nicole Lyons, owner of Cole Muscle Cars
Nicole Lyons is fueled by the same horsepower that moves the cars she races. Although Lyons is only 5â€™6â€, her exotic beauty, spirited personality and kinetic intensity make her seem larger than life.
However, it can still prove difficulty to describe this multi-faceted athlete while she carves a niche for herself as one of the worldâ€™s rarest African American female professional drag racers. Realizing her dream and becoming the first African American female to race professionally in the NHRA Pro Stock series.
Joey Pinkney: You are a central figure connecting the past to the future. As an African-American female that is proficient in the National Hot Rod Association, where does your love for racing come from? And what are you doing to pass your legacy on to future African-American racers, both male and female?
Nicole Lyons: My love of racing comes from my father famed Los Angeles street Continue reading 5 Minutes, 5 Questions With… Nicole Lyons, owner of Cole Muscle Cars