Gelish Sponsors Rising Drag Racer Ashley Sanford
  • NAILS Magazine
  • March 13, 2013

(Drag racer Ashley Sanford revving up her engine before a race – Photo courtesy of Tim Marshall)

Beauty and sports cross paths on the racetrack as 19-year-old Top Alcohol sand drag racer, Ashley Sanford, speeds past the competition with Gelish Soak-Off Gel-Polish as her main sponsor. While drag racing doesn’t typically attract female racers to the track, Sanford is currently making a name for herself in this male dominated arena — proving she is driven, focused and ready to win with her “tough-as-nails” attitude.

As for teaming up with Gelish, everything just fell together naturally and it’s a great fit. As Sanford says, “Gelish is a line of gel-polish that has been really popular the last few years. It’s not like regular nail polish. It’s made of materials that make it last longer. In a way, we fit perfectly together because it’s great for girls who work hard and are on the go, and that’s exactly what I am. I’m always moving and working around the car. My nails should be as tough as I am.”

As rough as Sanford is with her hands on a daily basis, the one sure-thing that she can count on is her nails staying shiny, glossy and chip-free for up to three weeks. Gelish is definitely as tough as Sanford and supports her with her race to the top.

For more information about Ashley Sanford, visit, and follow her on Facebook: and Twitter:

(Drag Racer Ashley Sanford posing for a photo inside her custom dragster – photo courtesy of Tim Marshall)

— Tim

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