Monday, March 13, 2017

Lynn St. James Born In Willoughby, Ohio - March 13, 1947

March 13, 1947
Lynn St. James
Born in Willoughby, Ohio, USA.
Lynn is a retired Indy Car driver with 11 CART and 5 Indy Racing League starts to her name. She is one of seven women who have qualified for the Indianapolis 500, and became the first woman to win the Indianapolis 500 "Rookie of the Year" award. She also has two victories at the 24 Hours of Daytona, and 1 win at the 12 Hours of Sebring. She has competed in endurance racing in Europe, including the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the 24 Hours of Nürburgring, where in 1979 her team placed first and second in class. She founded the 501 Women in the Winner's Circle Foundation in 1994 and is a motivational speaker.

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