Women in Motorsports 2020 - Engine Builder Magazine

Women in Motorsports 2020

In our second annual Women’s Issue this August, we once again placed the well-deserved spotlight on the talented women of the motorsports world and the automotive industry.

In our second annual Women’s Issue this August, we once again placed the well-deserved spotlight on the talented women of the motorsports world and the automotive industry. 

Whether they work in a shop, race on the dirt or the track, help our many manufacturers create new products, or entertain and educate professionals and enthusiasts alike, we want to share their stories.

It’s been long overdue that we devote more pages to the many women of this great industry, and we’re glad we have created a way to recognize these ladies.

They all have great stories to tell about their road into this industry, and more information on all of this year’s featured women can be found below. Enjoy!

Leah Pruett

Cristy Lee

Krysten Anderson

Podcast Part 1 & Part 2

Angela Ruch

Ashley Corzine

Jennifer Jenkins

Nikole Durbin

Loxley Browne

Diana Gill

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