Dawn Burlew, former director of Corning Incorporated, has been named president of Watkins Glen International. She is the first woman to hold the position. A lifelong New York resident, Burlew is taking on the new position after 40 years at Corning Inc., most recently serving as director of government affairs and director of business development.
Officials with the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) have announced this year’s SCCA Women on Track initiative will award its first SCCA Women on Track Time Trials Scholarships. Two recipients of this year’s SCCA Women on Track Time Trials Scholarship will each receive $1,000, with the scholarship helping fund their attendance at any 2023 Tire
Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) has announced Deluxe Corporation has expanded the Porsche Deluxe female driver development program with two more drivers, Chloe Chambers and Madeline Stewart. Chambers and Stewart are the recipients of the program’s scholarship, which includes a full-season entry with Sabré Cook in the Porsche Sprint Challenge North America by Yokohama. Additionally,
Officials with Formula Academy—the Formula 1-backed all-female driver series—have confirmed five teams will compete during its inaugural season, which opens in Spielberg, Styria, Austria, on April 28–29. Current F2 and F3 teams (ART Grand Prix, Campos Racing, Carlin, MP Motorsport, and PREMA Racing) will enter three cars each to make up a 15-car grid. The
Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) and PNC Bank have selected the class for the second year of their women-only internship program. The Women In Motorsports Powered by PNC Bank with Chip Ganassi Racing was launched to help drive awareness and support gender equality and economic inclusion for women in the workforce. The program aims to provide
After speaking with Kaylynn Simmons a couple years ago, we found out there are only a few women who work on the pit crews of the NHRA teams. One of those few other women is Johnna Dunn, a clutch specialist for Jim Dunn Racing. It’s a family affair for Johnna, who works alongside many family
We got to visit LinCo Diesel Performance in Troy, MO, just outside St. Louis, back in early 2022. It was then that we were introduced to Katie Coleman, a cylinder head specialist at the shop, but an industry vet with 15+ years of experience. She was extremely sought after when shops found out she was
Whether it’s motorcycles, skydiving or road racing, Janine Shoffner has an addiction to adrenaline-filled activities. For the last decade, road racing has been her biggest passion as a co-founder of J2-Racing. Watch this interview to get a glimpse into her world.
Screen to Speed powered by Pennzoil, for women by women brought to you by Init Esports, is set to start on Dec 19th, 2022. Screen to Speed Powered by Pennzoil aims to create a multiyear pipeline to discover female talent from esports and gaming and offer them a direct route to become part of the Motorsports
She’s an engine builder, a drag racer, a stunt driver, and now a Netflix star too, Hannah Maloof can do a little bit of everything, and she does it well. Along with the entire Maloof family, she helps run Maloof Racing Engines in San Gabriel, CA. Check out her story!
Earlier this year we caught up with Jillian McLaughlin of Precision Machine Engine (PME) out in North Highlands, CA. Jillian is just a few years into her engine shop journey, but she’s picked up the ins and outs of numerous engine work quickly, and can be seen on Instagram doing her thing for PME. We
W Series—the all-female, single-seater racing championship—has announced that it will not host the final three races of its scheduled 2022 season, including the event at the Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Texas (October 21–22). In addition, the doubleheader at Autódromo Hermanos Rodríguez, Mexico City, Mexico, on October 28–30, will also be canceled. “As confirmed