Brandy Protz can vividly remember her first time behind the wheel.
"I was scared," Protz admits, "but right after, I wanted to do it again."
The Vandalia Junior High School seventh-grader's experience wasn't at all that unusual -until you consider she was only 9 - and that she was driving a 1993 Spitzer Chassie at Coles County Dragway in Charleston.
Protz first got the urge to do so when she was just 6.
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