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.
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.
There are some firsts that seem insignificant. Genevra Delphine Mudge (what a name!) is the very first recorded female driver. She first obtained a drivers license in 1898 in the State of New York. The first working design of an automobile had only happened approximately five years before. In 1899 there were 2,500 motor vehicles … Continue reading Genevra Delphine Mudge: All of the Firsts
Winning IMSA Championships...like it's nothing!
Of course lawyers like to drive race cars.