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How to Become a NASCAR Sprint Cup Girl
Since 2007, Miss Sprint Cup has served as the Miss America of NASCAR racing. This brand ambassador greets racers on Victory Lane, emcees events, hosts behind-the-scenes content, interviews NASCAR celebs and engages with a fan following via social media channels such as Twitter and Facebook. As of 2014, three women serve as Miss Sprint Cup at any given time. Though it's far from a surefire career choice, NASCAR and Sprint do open the submissions to hopeful women across the country.
Only women who meet specific baseline qualifications are considered for the prestigious position of Miss Sprint Cup. You must be at least 22 years old and hold, at minimum, a bachelor's degree from an accredited college. Upon accepting the position, you must be willing to relocate to the Charlotte, North Carolina. According to Miss Sprint Cup's recruiters, you must have significant prior experience as a promotional model or spokesmodel to be considered.
Sprint prefers candidates who have experience in public speaking and public relations or media. Likewise, Miss Sprint Cup must have professional experience as a moderator or interviewer. You'll also need extensive knowledge of NASCAR history and current events.
Marilyn's Model and Talent Management, a talent agency out of Greensboro, North Carolina, handles the recruitment process for Miss Sprint Cup. If you have the required skills and qualifications, visit Marilyns-MissSprintCup.com and click the “Enter” button -- or email TV and film agent Anne Marie Rhodes at firstname.lastname@example.org with a brief cover letter, resume and comp card -- to begin to the application process.
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In terms of personality characteristics, you need plenty of energy, an extremely outgoing demeanor, a willingness to travel, and the ability to work as part of a large, "fast-moving" team. Keeping up with the latest developments in the world of Miss Sprint Cup may help; you can follow the official Miss Sprint Cup accounts on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to learn more about the day-to-day life this gig entails, and to engage with the current women who hold the position.
Dan Ketchum has been a professional writer since 2003, with work appearing online and offline in Word Riot, Bazooka Magazine, Anemone Sidecar, Trails and more. Dan's diverse professional background spans from costume design and screenwriting to mixology, manual labor and video game industry publicity.
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