The 1992 Indianapolis 500 holds as one of my earliest memories of listening to the race on the radio while my father filled out the grid on the back page of the Indianapolis Star. That year there was but one woman in the race, and as a staunch girl-power third-grader I was cheering for Lyn … Continue reading The First for Me (Lyn St. James)
It's hard to describe Fisher's career except with the word: expansive.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-sj7u9-b332cd We were joined by Ben Hanley and Philippa Tuckey from DragonSpeed Racing on Carb Day to chat with them about their team, their Indianapolis 500 attempt, and a lot of other fun questions about their lives. Bonus guest appearance by Hollie Hanley because we had the audience ask questions, and INDYCAR fans love learning about … Continue reading S3E15 – 2 Girls 1 Track: DragonSpeed Racing
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-puwdq-b07bae Season 3 Episode 10 – It’s Mario Kart Warm Up the Tires News Woman of the Week: Arlene Hiss (20:10) Preview the INDYCAR Grand Prix (24:21) Shit We Didn't Make Up - The Snake Pit (50:57) News In safety news, the Advanced Frontal Protection (the nubbin’) was supposed to debut during this year’s Indianapolis 500. … Continue reading S3E10 – It’s Mario Kart
Yagle is the first, and only, female owner to win the Indianapolis 500.
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.
I’m hopeful now you’ll realize why. She has a fantastic record in IndyLights. She holds many firsts for women in that series.