Shirley Muldowney faced a firestorm of opposition when she broke into the NHRA ranks, but through dogged determination, she won three series championships and changed the face of racing forever.
Focus is honed. Intensity ratchets up. No one wants to lose, but across racing, guys especially don't want to lose to women.
Like many women drivers, Shannon McIntosh is in search of funding. In a novel approach, she reached out to fans, and they came through.