Current City: Roanoke, VA
Member since: 2008
Getting to know Tonya:
Q. Why did you join the Official NASCAR Fan Council?
“I think the Fan Council is a great place to voice my passion for the sport I love so much.”
Q. How did you first become interested in NASCAR?
"I first became interested in NASCAR from my dad. He was watching a race one day in the early 90's and told me to come over and watch this guy race. It was Dale Earnhardt. I have been hooked ever since."
Q. What makes NASCAR special for you?
"NASCAR feels like a big family not just a sport and I am proud to be a part of it".
Q: Do you have any favorite NASCAR memories or traditions?
"I have two favorite NASCAR memories. The first is watching Dale Earnhardt race in person for the first and only time at my home track, Martinsville Speedway, in the early 90’s. He finished second to Jeff Gordon that day. My second favorite NASCAR memory is watching Dale Jr. win at Martinsville. It's the only race I have seen him win in person and it was AWESOME"!
Q: Do you have a favorite in any of the following categories?
Driver: "Dale Earnhardt Jr."
Memorabilia: "Even though I am a huge Dale Jr. fan, I am an even bigger NASCAR fan so I cherish all of my memorabil"ia.
Q: If you could go to any NASCAR race/track, where would you go?
"I haven't been to Daytona yet so that's first on my list."
Q: What do you like to do in your free time?
"NASCAR races, movies, bowling, reading, shopping, exercise, and spending time with my family."
Q: Tell us about your family. Do you have children and/or pets?
"My family includes my parents, sister, and a cat named" Maze.
Q: What's your dream car?
"Synergy Green .Camaro”
Q: If you could go anywhere in the world on a dream vacation, where would you want to go?
"VIP trips to The Daytona 500 and Ireland."
From all of us at NASCAR, we thank Tonya for her continued support and look forward to hearing from her in 2017.