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Danica Patrick and Her Fellow Females: Looking at the Female Race Car Driver

When it comes to the motorsports industry, it is mainly thought to be one that is dominated by men, as a lot of people state that cars are for boys, while girls are to stay clean and be all pretty. However, according to USA Today, 40 percent of fans of one of the leading motorsports categories, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR), are female.Despite this, for the longest time, there were a lack of females who could be spotted in the garage, whether as engineers, owners or as a driver.In this male dominated culture, the female race driver subculture emerges as these drivers face their own adversity to try to make it to the top.Lastly, there are some females who are drivers in some of the top world-famous divisions&nda...

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