While some little girls enjoyed playing with dolls and makeup when they were growing up Ellen Richardson, appropriately nicknamed the Automotive Maven, played with Matchbox Cars and watched her neighbor rebuild old musclecars. As she grew up this born to be writer began spending all her spare time web writing about the things that she loves the most - cars and racing. When not informing web viewers about the latest in automotive power, this auto maven spends time with her automotive photographer spouse attending as many races and auto shows as possible.