Brian Vickers and girlfriend Erin Bates, Chicagoland Speedway
July 11, 2009 (Photo: Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
While we're on the subject of new pit road adornments, Brian Vickers' girlfriend, Speed TV's motocross reporter Erin Bates, was by his side at Chicagoland a couple of weeks ago. She made her NASCAR trackside debut at Darlington in May. Go red.