ERIN BATES PICS

Who is Brian Vickers' girlfriend? Vickers answered that question in a very public way on July 11 at Chicagoland Speedway when he invited SPEED TV motocross reporter Erin Bates to stand with him on the grid prior to the start of the Lifelock.com 400. The two have been photographed together at various events and, not to get all grandma on you, they make a cute couple. He is 25. She is 31. Usually a six-year age differential swings the other way for pro athletes, so props to Vickers for going again ...

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