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NASCAR Girl Power: Female Drivers on the Rise (It’s More Than Just Danica)

The 2010 and 2011 seasons have seen several records broken by female drivers in NASCAR. Danica Patrick has been in the news ever since she announced she would be driving a partial Nationwide schedule in 2010 for JR Motorsports. But Patrick’s entrance into the sport is only part of a recent trend that has seen the emergence of several female drivers in NASCAR. Although Patrick has received the bulk of the media attention, several other women have been running under the radar and setting NASCAR records for women. Let's look at the noteworthy accomplishments of female drivers in the last couple of seasons. Last October, a record four women competed in the Martinsville truck race, breaking a record set in 1977, when three women ran in the...

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