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Martha Nemechek rarely misses a race

Updated: May 10, 2003, 11:04 PM ET
By Mike Massaro | ESPN

At the track, it's easy to find Martha Nemecheck. She's the woman strolling the Winston Cup garage wearing a colorful one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted blouse proudly displaying her son Joe's number and name across the shoulder blades. She's NASCAR's equivalent to a soccer mom and she rarely misses a race.

While many mothers cringe at the thought of their children being involved in motorsports, Martha embraced it. Perhaps because of her own background as a 'Powder Puff' racer. Admittedly, she ...

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