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race cars

by Cynthia Chow
& Tammy Kaehler


In just one amazing year, professional race car driver Kate Reilly has gone from placing last on the Indianapolis 500 trial run charts to finishing first. Only one other female racer has ever achieved the fastest speed during a practice race, and her fate seemed to prove that women couldn’t take the pressure of competition. Just ten days after ranking number one on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway charts, PJ Rodriguez fell off the roof of her downtown hotel.

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by Cynthia Chow
& Tammy Kaehler



As the newest member of the Sandham Swift Racing Team, Kate Reilly has much to prove driving their Corvette on the American Le Mans Grand Turing Race series. Unfortunately, a “racing incident” that takes out her car, as well as one of NASCAR favorite drivers, Miles Hanson, puts her in the target site of rabid racing fans, a hateful popular blogger, and the sports media where women drivers are already considered tokens of interest and novelties. While Kate is more than capable of steering her corvette at 170 mph on the race track, off the track she has more difficulty navigating through her new relationship with the VP of ALMS marketing and as a representative of all female drivers to the media.

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