"G'day, ladies" says Tasmanian Marcos Ambrose... (photo courtesy of nascar.com)
With this past weekendâ€™s crazy last lap finish, itâ€™s easy to see how Marcos Ambroseâ€™s performance in the Coca-Cola 600 was overlooked. Today, however, we are going to tip our hats to the Tasmanian that kicked butt with a Sprint Cup career-best fifth place finish Sunday night.
Is there a reason why we shouldnâ€™t know who he is? I didnâ€™t think so. So today, Marcos Ambrose, you are the Lipstick and Lugnuts Driver of the Week. Letâ€™s find out a little more about him, shall we? (Other than the fact that heâ€™s easy on the eyes; but then again, what man from the greater Australia/Tasmania region isnâ€™t?)
Marcos is a native of Launceston, Tasmania born on September 1, 1976 into a family of accomplished road racers and chassis builders. His father, Ross Ambrose, co-founded Formula Ford chassis builder Van Diemen. Marcos and his wife Sonya have two children named Tabitha and Adelaide. He is the current driver of the #9 Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsports.
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