When Raven Schrantz was a young girl, she didn't really like to watch NASCAR racing on television.
She was 8 years old when her father Barry's friend, Danny Kochenash, gave her a chance to sit behind the wheel of his racecar.
It may not have affected her opinion on NASCAR itself, but it soon influenced her thoughts of trying the sport.
"I used to watch NASCAR and I thought it was pretty boring," Raven said. "At first, I didn't even know how to get in the car, but once I was in the car I liked it.