A win by Danica Patrick tops the list, but we want more than that. How about full sponsorship for Erica Enders-Stevens and another NHRA championship for a woman -- this time in Funny Car.
From Erica Enders-Stevens' NHRA world title to Danica Patrick's career-best sixth at Atlanta to a landmark 100th win for women in NHRA history, there was a lot to celebrate in 2014.
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.
Since the days of Shirley Muldowney, women have gravitated to the NHRA and thrived competing side-by-side with men. Now, if they could just get some attention for it.