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Notable women race car drivers

Published: Feb 24 2013 11:04:10 AM EST   Updated On: Mar 25 2015 01:00:00 AM EDT

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

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Danica Patrick turned 32 on Tuesday. She made racing history by becoming the first woman to win the pole position at the Daytona 500 in 2013, and was also the first woman  to win an IndyCar event with her Indy Japan 300 title in 2008. Take a look at some of the other most notable women in the world of car racing.

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