Brit hottie Katherine Legge competed in 2005′s Toyota Atlantic Championship with Polestar Motor Racing. She created quite a stir in the North American Champ Car Series after winning the series opener at Long Beach in her first career Toyota Atlantic start. In doing so, Legge became the first woman to win a developmental open-wheel race in North America. She finished the season 3rd in the championship with three wins and five podiums. She also received the Toyota Atlantic BBS Rising Star 2005 Award.
The 27-year-old Briton Katherine Legge follows in the footsteps of Michèle Mouton, Tamara Vidali and Vanina Ickx. Over the last two years Katherine Legge is the most successful woman ever to have competed in the US counterpart to Formula 1.
We mentioned she’s hot, right?
Bodacious Leilani Münter currently drives the No. 57 SMART Papers Dallara in the Firestone Indy Lights, the development league of IndyCar. Prior to her debut in open wheel racing, she was a stock car driver in the NASCAR Elite division. Most of all, she’s a hottie!
Leilani was born and raised in Minnesota. She holds a bachelors degree in Biology specializing in Ecology, Behavior and Evolution from the University of California San Diego. While attending college she worked as a volunteer at a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center. She started racing cars in 2001 and spent six years working her way up the NASCAR ranks.
In 2007 Leilani received a life changing call from an IndyCar team and later that year she became the fourth woman in history to race in the Indy Pro Series, the developmental league of IndyCar. She impressed the open wheel racing world when she qualified 5th for her debut. Leilani was running in the top six when a multi car accident took her out of the race. Her racing accomplishments have landed her on seven magazine covers and in the pages of Italian Vogue, Esquire, Sports Illustrated and USA Today.
In fall 2008, Leilani became an Ambassador for the National Wildlife Federation and landed a national ad campaign as a Lucky Jeans model, her caption read: “Leilani Münter, Race Car Driver and Environmentalist – Saving rainforests one race at a time.” Her ads appeared in Vogue, Vanity Fair, In Style, W Magazine and Lucky Jeans stores across the country.
Man, I’d like to a plant a tree with her!
Fiery redhead, Erin Crocker made headlines in 2006 as the only woman to compete full time in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series. She also ran in the ARCA and NASCAR Busch Series.
Erin Crocker first got behind the wheel of a car at the age of six. Even though it was a go-kart, it was still a motorized vehicle! The following year, she started racing quarter-midgets and she hasn’t taken her foot off the accelerator since.
Erin became only the 11th female driver to compete in the NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing) Busch Series, considered the “minor leagues” to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the highest level of professional competition and home to the Daytona 500. The Wilbraham, Mass. native also races in the NASCAR Truck Series, which features pickup trucks.
Question Erin. Does the NASCAR carpet match the NASCAR drapes?
Spicy Milka Duno is a Venezuelan race car driver who currently competes in the IndyCar Series. In 1998, Duno was invited by a friend to participate in a Porsche Driving Clinic. The rest, as they say – is history. In 2007, Milka scored a second-place finish in the 24 Hours At Daytona – earning the highest finish ever by a female driver in the 45-year history of the race. She also made history by becoming the first Latina to qualify and race in the Indianapolis 500.
In addition to being one of the most successful female sportscar racers in history, Milka is also a qualified Naval Engineer with four master’s degrees – in Organizational Development, Naval Architecture, Fishing and Aquaculture and Maritime Business – earning the last three degrees simultaneously.
Man, I’d like to check under her hood!
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