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Vlogiando: I’m a Latina NASCAR Fan

Submitted by on April 14, 2010 – 4:37 am6 Comments

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By Yolanda Mason

I still remember like it was yesterday when my now husband faxed me a copy of the tickets for our first date: It was the last NASCAR Winston Cup race at Homestead!

At that time, I had no idea what I was getting into… NASCAR and golf are the two events my husband enjoys and I have learned to like them because, after all,  marriage is a team, right?

I still enjoy watching the confused faces on my family, friends and acquaintances when I tell them I am a NASCAR fan. They look at me like I am talking about aliens. Y ni hablar when we try to watch a race while visiting Puerto Rico!

Nowadays, I know about a few stats and rules, met a few drivers, have visited a few tracks and am comfortable talking “NASCAR” although my hope is to be able to do so with many more Latinos.

I guess my husband is right, I’m getting a little country, after all.

Yoly Mason is a Latina blogger. You can find her most of the time working at her couponing blog Cuponeando or vlogging on her personal blog YNR Live, which she does with her Southerner husband.

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