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NASCAR not just for the boys

Updated: August 20, 2012, 1:01 PM ET
By Tori Petry | Special to espnW

Fuel mileage. Restrictor plates. Bump drafting.

It sounds like a foreign language to those outside of the world of stock car racing, but to 75 million NASCAR fans, it's their native tongue.

Surprisingly, men aren't the only ones who speak this language. In fact, 40 percent of the NASCAR fan base is female. And they have no problem keeping up with the boys when it comes to talking about racing.

"I know every driver, what kind of car they drive, ...

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