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Cherissa Smallwood - 'Nitro and Lace'

Thursday, 18 April 2013
Name: Cherissa Smallwood - 'Nitro and Lace'
Hometown: Gainesville, FL
Car: "Nitro and Lace" Pro Fuel Dragster
Engine: 4,000 horsepower 451 BAE
Car Owner: Ron Griffis
Class: Pro Fuel
CrewChief: Ron Griffis
Crew: Tim Smallwood, Mike Gleisner
Major Sponsors: ICW Race Cars
Website Address:
Career Stats: 2 wins, 1 runner-up in Nitro Jam competition
Why do you love racing? It is a part of my life that excite my soul. Racing gives me the power to break away from every day life and takes me to a non reality world that I can't live without. I respect every aspect o my nitro dragster
Hobbies: Going to the beach, swimming and RACING
First Race Car: Junior Dragster at age 11
Personal Status: Married and mother of 2 kids
Personal Car: Lincoln Navigator
Favorite Music: Alternative Rock
Favorite Movie: Halloween
Favorite Food: Eggplant Parmesan
Interesting facts about yourself: I am one of the very few female drivers that drives a Pro Fuel dragster; I work on the bottom end of my engine after every pass; I received both my Florida state drivers licenses and my Super Comp license on my 16th birthday; My father is a chassis builder and the owner of both Innovative Chassis and my race car