Notable women race car drivers

Published On: Feb 24 2013 10:04:10 AM CST   Updated On: Mar 25 2015 12:00:00 AM CDT

Danica Patrick turned 33 today. Take a look at some of the other most notable women in the world of car racing.

Lyn St James
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Lyn St. James became the first woman to place at the Indy 500 in 1992, finishing 11th. That year, she became the first woman named Rookie of the Year at that race. She went on to have seven Indianapolis 500 starts from 1992 to 1997.

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