Locals heat up Indy
On Saturday, October 13 the Danielle Voller and Nicole Bott of the Sunshine Coast join 39 national finalists to spend a high-octane 10 days on the Gold Coast staying at the Magic Mountain Resort and becoming a part of the exclusive Bartercard Miss Indy Race Team - the star attraction at the Lexmark Indy 300.
The Lexmark Indy 300 is acclaimed as the ‘crown jewel’ motor sport events on the annual calendar with the support event Bartercard Miss Indy.
Danielle is a 19 year old food & beverage attendant who enjoys going for jogs along the beach, and socialising with friends and family. This ambitious Sunshine Coast local is looking to commence study in Nutrition and Dietetics with aspirations of pursuing a career in this field. Danielle has been modeling for a number of years, featuring in Australia’s leading men’s magazine - Ralph and is hoping that this event may present the next step in her modeling career. Read more about Danielle here.
Nicole is a 20 year old waitress who enjoys going to the beach, shopping and motorbike riding. This bubbly blonde grew up playing competitive tennis however nowadays prefers to play for fitness and enjoyment. Nicole was a finalist in the 2007 Ralph Australian Swimwear Model of the Year where she was shot for the upcoming calendar and recently won local event Miss Mooloolaba. To read our interview with Nicole, click here.
During the week the girls will attend official VIP parties, perform grid and sponsor duties and are shot on track for the sizzling Bartercard Miss Indy calendar. If that isn’t enough, they also have to undergo 4 judging sessions - Interview, Photographic, Swimwear, and Sportswear judging - all culminating with a Grand Final, held at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre on Thursday October 18 in front of 1100 guests including Champ Car drivers, sponsors and celebrities.
$40 000 in cash and prizes is up for grabs for the 2007 Bartercard Miss Indy which includes a $10,000 promotional contract from Bartercard as well as a feature shoot for Ralph Magazine amongst others.
The winner will also feature on the cover of the Bartercard Miss Indy Calendar, and return next year to officiate at the 2008 Lexmark Indy 300.
To top it all off, she will travel to Mexico City in November representing Australia in the Face of Champ Car international finals, competing for the role as the new ambassador of 2008 Champ Car Series.
For photos of action at some of the Miss Indy heats, check out our After Dark Blog.