Saturday, June 5, 2010

Auto Racing and Women -- some fast and not so fast early women automobile racers

Duchess of Marlborough (Balsan, Consuelo Vanderbilt) leaving Vanderbilt Cup races in auto, amid crowd. Westbury, L.I. Oct. 14, 1905

Woman drives at world's record speed of 109 miles an hour. Mrs. Gwenda Stewart, ... at wheel of her ... bantam car ... in which she seat a world's small-car speed record ... at Montlhery Track, near Paris

Katherine Drexel Dahlgren in her racing auto

[Woman putting water in radiator of Stutz Weightman Special no 26. on Benning race track, Washington, D.C., area]

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