Lyn St. James Suited Up in Racecar Giving a "Thumbs-Up," 2008

Summary

A true innovator in her own right, Lyn St. James's success stemmed from her drive and determination. She secured corporate sponsors required to race in international events and not only became the first woman to win the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of The Year but also became the only woman to win an IMSA GT race driving solo at Watkins Glen in 1985.

A true innovator in her own right, Lyn St. James's success stemmed from her drive and determination. She secured corporate sponsors required to race in international events and not only became the first woman to win the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of The Year but also became the only woman to win an IMSA GT race driving solo at Watkins Glen in 1985.

Artifact

Digital photograph

Subject Date

November 2008

Creators

Andonian, Michelle 

Creator Notes

Photographed by Michelle Andonian.

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2008.26.3.131

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Lyn St. James.

Technique

Digital photography (Digital camera)

Color

Multicolored

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