Lyn St. James' Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Jacket, 1992

Summary

Lyn St. James's drive and determination led to a successful racing career. St. James has competed in top professional races worldwide since the mid-1970s. She established the Complete Driver Academy in 1994, where she continues to inspire and train future female race car drivers. This jacket commemorates St. James's 1992 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year achievement.

Lyn St. James's drive and determination led to a successful racing career. St. James has competed in top professional races worldwide since the mid-1970s. She established the Complete Driver Academy in 1994, where she continues to inspire and train future female race car drivers. This jacket commemorates St. James's 1992 Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year achievement.

Artifact

Jacket (Garment)

Date Made

1992

Subject Date

1992

Creators

Hartwell Apparel 

Place of Creation

United States 

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2011.264.8

Credit

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

Material

polyester (fiber)
Nylon

Color

White (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 29 in

Width: 23 in  (underarms)

Inscriptions

On collar tag: HARTWELL / ViaSport / L Embroidered in black, right chest: Lyn St. James Patch on left chest: Bank One / Indianapolis 500 / Rookie of the Year / 1992

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