Arlene Hiss, a dance teacher from California, underwent numerous tests and was required to drive in ovals during the regular season prior to attempting to qualify for the Indianapolis 500.
On the day of the 2018 INDYCAR Grand Prix, we interviewed two female drivers in the USF2000 series (and if you are unclear – don’t worry there is a great write up HERE): Sabre Cook and Bruna Tomaselli. Bruna was nervous and let us know ahead of time she wasn’t completely secure in her English. … Continue reading Bruna Tomaselli – Watch Out
Many of the women I’ve written about have discussed their fathers having a strong influence in their decision to become race car drivers. Melanie Snow is not an anomaly; her grandfather was a Porsche club driver and got her interested. It will be Melanie’s children who will become the anomaly. She’s a mom, an instructor, … Continue reading Melanie “Fast Momma” Snow
She’s known as the “First Woman Racing Driver” and in numerous articles has the moniker ‘daredevil’ attached to her.
The series starts May 3 at the Hockenheim circuit. It’s a wait and see approach.
I’m hopeful now you’ll realize why. She has a fantastic record in IndyLights. She holds many firsts for women in that series.
Female drivers have all types of pressure on them both on and off track. Smith’s story explains how she’s still racing into her late 70s.