Jim Utter (Charlotte, North Carolina, USA), has covered NASCAR for the past eight years with The Charlotte Observer and ThatsRacin.com. Jim is currently vice president of the National Motorsports Press Association and has won awards for news-breaking stories of NASCAR events by the N.C. Press Association and NMPA. He is an occasional guest on Performance Racing Network's "Pit Reporters" radio talk show. Jim has years of experience at the race track and knows job openings before they go public.