Join us in welcoming Nicole Gierum as an Official Car Chix Member! Nicole Gierum competed and finished in the top 12 of the 2020 Women of Motorsports Contest to earn her spot as Ms. May in the Helping Hands Automotive sponsored month of the 2021 Car Chix Calendar.
NICOLE GIERUM BIO
PHOTO CREDITS FOR SUBMITTED PHOTOS: Grab A Lane Photography
YOUR VEHICLES (in photo): 2012 Suzuki Hayabusa
MOTOR/SPECS: Stock 1340cc
RACING CLASS/TEAM/DIVISION: Depends on the event…
HOMETOWN: Schaumburg, IL
HOMETRACK: Great Lakes Dragaway
HOW DID YOU GET INVOLVED WITH AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: Family and friends.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED WITH AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: Since I could walk… my dad has always been into bikes and cars.
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT AUTOMOBILES/MOTORSPORTS: The competition, adrenaline rush, and the pretty cool people you become friends with at the track.
WHAT IS YOUR BEST CAR/RACING/MOTORSPORTS RELATED MEMORY: They’re (almost) always good because it’s always a fun time.
WHAT IS YOUR WORST CAR/RACING/MOTORSPORTS RELATED MEMORY: Looping my bike. ☹
WHAT ARE YOUR GOALS FOR NEXT SEASON: Continue breaking my PB’s and to always have fun.
WHAT ARE THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES FOR REACHING YOUR GOALS: Myself… I’m my own worst enemy and can get in my head too much.
ANY BIG MODS OR BUILDS GOING ON DURING THE OFF SEASON: Maybe. Maybe not. 😊
DO YOU HAVE ANY OTHER HOBBIES OR PASSIONS: My family, traveling, working out, cooking, and rescuing animals.
WHAT ARE YOUR TOP SONGS FOR WHEN YOU ARE DOING CARS THINGS / RACING: Depends on my mood… I love music and appreciate all genres.
IF YOU GOT A MILLION DOLLARS TOMORROW, WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH IT? Pay off the mortgage and any debt… then the rest is GO FAST money.
ADVICE TO OTHER WOMEN IN MOTORSPORTS OR WOMEN INTERESTED IN GETTING INVOLVED IN MOTORSPORTS: Don’t be intimidated. Use others’ gender based doubts to your advantage and GAP those fools.