March 7, 2007 |
He had a scowl that could melt the paint off a race car. And that's only one reason they called the late Dale Earnhardt "the Intimidator." So when engineer Alba Colon stepped up to introduce herself to the reigning NASCAR champion midway through her first day on the job, all in the room held their breath. After all, there was no such thing as a female engineer, not in stock car racing. Especially one who spoke little English. And Colon was both.