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Julie Giese, President, Phoenix Raceway

Julie Giese went from growing up on a dairy farm to becoming track president of Phoenix Raceway… and it only took a handful of rejection letters and a passion for racing to get there.

Rebecca Starkey, VMP Performance

Rebecca Starkey has always pushed herself to succeed. She’s a mom, racer, midwife/nurse and owner of VMP Performance.

Nicole Murphy, iCraveBoost Performance

A passion for engine building and Mitsubishi Evos drove Nicole Murphy and her husband to open iCraveBoost Performance, where they focus on high-horsepower Japanese platforms.

Nicole Murphy
Olivia Scaffidi, Engine Builder, Racer, Influencer

Olivia Scaffidi is not someone to pass up a good junkyard find. Currently working on a 1971 El Camino and a 1971 Firebird, Olivia has aspirations to expand her engine building knowledge and racing experience.

Samantha Moore, Vector Motorsports

Samantha Moore of Vector Motorsports believes she approaches tuning and racing from a different perspective than most automotive enthusiasts and her results speak for themselves.

Samantha Moore
Rita Cho-Sam, DRZA Auto

Rita Cho-Sam of DRZA Auto knew little about cars and engines 17 years ago. Now, she helps run a shop focused on import engine work, repair and maintenance.

Cynthia Gauthier, Monster Jam Driver

Having started driving for Monster Jam in 2015, Cynthia Gauthier has quickly become one of the best drivers on tour and maybe one of the most fearless.

Paretta Autosport’s Mostly Female Crew Makes History at Indy 500

For the first time in the 105-year history of the Indianapolis 500, a team comprised primarily of women has competed in the world’s largest sporting event. It was a dream brought to reality by long-time motorsport executive and team principal Beth Paretta, who launched Paretta Autosport just four months ago with the idea of creating

NMRA Announces All-Female True Street Category

The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals has announced an All-Female True Street category, which will compete at its upcoming Ohio event. Presented by Baer Brake Systems, All-Female True Street will take place during the NMRA Ford Performance Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH on June 10-13. The new class will follow the same format

Female-Led Ownership Group Launches NTT IndyCar Team

Paretta Autosport, a new NTT IndyCar Series race team spearheaded by female automotive and motorsports executive Beth Paretta, has announced its entry for the 105th Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. 2010 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Simona De Silvestro has been announced as the driver for Paretta Autosport, which will utilize Chevrolet power and

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.

Women in Motorsports: Krysten Anderson

Krysten Anderson is the first and only female driver of Monster Jam’s famous Grave Digger monster truck as well as a Guinness World Record holder. Find out why it’s so entertaining to watch her drive.