That’s why we strive to highlight women on our podcast, women racecar drivers and others doing things around racing. I have a suspicion Amna will be one to watch, she’s already making a name for herself and I love her spirit.
Keiko Ihara first got a taste of racing when she worked as a promotional model at race tracks in Japan. It reminds me of the beginning of the famous and infamous female racer Helle Nice who also worked as a model/dancer before racing. Both women were beauties but wanted something more than to be a … Continue reading Keiko Ihara: More Than a Pretty Face
Beistke Visser is a woman of many firsts. She was the first woman to join the BMW Motorsports Junior Program in 2017. She was one of the first women to be in the Red Bull BMW Junior Program (2013). When researching her, you feel youthful optimism, though she’s only ten years younger then I am, … Continue reading A Woman With A Mission
On Lap 62 of the 2018 Indianapolis 500, Danica Patrick (Chevrolet – Ed Carpenter Racing) crashed into Turn 2 of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It ended her race and was the final moment of her racing career. Now many people have many opinions on her as a driver, maybe it is because she was driving … Continue reading Green Is Unlucky for Some
The 1960s starts the increase of amazing women in auto racing. My research yielded a long list of names, unlike the prior decades. I struggled with how to approach this decade. Write a small blurb on all of them (because they all had amazing stories) or pick a smaller list and go deep. I picked … Continue reading 1960s Women: I Want to Go Fast
I gotta get my passport handled
Going into this race it still could be Alexander Rossi’s championship. Only twenty-six points separate first place Scott Dixon from Rossi. As previously discussed what needs to happen for a major swing is for Dixon to have a bad weekend and Rossi to have a great weekend. There’s a bit more of a cushion between … Continue reading Put a Race Car On It (Portland Preview)