The daughter of a racecar driver, Lyons is as talented behind the wheel as she is beautiful. As the first African American female to race professionally in the National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock series, sheâ€™s made waves from the start. During her first NHRA season opener in 2005, she beat third place winner from the year before. An avid automotive junkie, Lyons also owns Cole Muscle Cars, a muscle car restoration shop. Earlier this year she extended her visibility as the only female engine expert on the SPEED Channelâ€™s new automotive reality show, Car Warriors.