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BALCAEN MAKES HISTORY

From Winnipeg to the Winner’s Circle: Amber Balcaen makes NASCAR history at Motor Mile Speedway. A 24-year-old dirt racer from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Balcaen was pursuing an unprecedented feat in her first season of NASCAR-sanctioned competition: to become the first Canadian-born female racer to win a NASCAR-sanctioned race in the United States. Saturday night, Balcaen […]

Winnipeg’s Amber Balcaen Claims Victory and Makes NASCAR History

Winnipeg’s Amber Balcaen Claims Victory and Makes NASCAR History By Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBailey1) Amber Balcaen (HANDOUT) After spending all summer at Motor Mile in Radford, Virginia racing her heart out to become Canada’s first Canadian female to win a NASCAR-sanctioned race in the USA, 24-year-old Winnipeg native Amber Balcaen reached her goal on Saturday night. Balcaen, who […]

Q&A with Amber Balcaen

Brian Thornsburg: You’re in the process of moving from your home town of Manitoba Canada to South Carolina. What made you finally want to make the big move and how are you adjusting to your new surroundings. Amber Balcaen: I currently still reside in Winnipeg, MB. The process of moving the states is difficult when you’re […]

International Woman’s Day

In light of ‪#‎InternationalWomansDay‬ Being a woman in a “mans” sport makes you realize the importance of women empowerment. Now a days women aren’t just pretty, or just smart. They are so much more. Women can accumulate strength, beauty, intelligence, kindness, ambition, independence, compassion, and integrity all at once. There are so many ambitious and accomplished […]