Meet Janet Guthrie, who was the first woman to compete in a NASCAR Winston Cup stock car race.
The next year, she was the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500 and the Daytona 500. Guthrie was named to the Women's Sports Hall of Fame in 1980 and the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 2006.
The team at Athena Unlimited is focused on empowering, educating, and inspiring girls of all ages. This blog has been created to share some stories about amazing women in history, highlight some pretty inspirational women of today, and so much more!