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Lyn St. James

Awards And Accomplishments

1976-77 Wins Florida Regional championships
1979 Top woman driver, International Motor Sports Association Kelly American Challenge Series
1984 Rookie of the Year, IMSA Camel GT series
1985 First woman to average more than 200 miles per hour on an oval track, at Talladega, Alabama
1985 First woman to win a North American professional road race driving solo at Watkins Glen, New York
1987 Part of winning team in GTO Class at Daytona 24 Hours marathon
1988 Only driver to score championship points in every SCCA Trans Am event
1992 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year
1995 Sets closed-course speed record for women for fifth time in Indy 500 qualifying

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