Racing Gloves Worn by Janet Guthrie While Competing, circa 1978

Summary

With a physics degree from the University of Michigan, Janet Guthrie was an aerospace engineer when she started racing for fun in the mid-1960s. By 1972, that hobby was her full-time occupation. In 1976, Guthrie became the first woman to compete in a NASCAR superspeedway race. A year later, she was the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500.

With a physics degree from the University of Michigan, Janet Guthrie was an aerospace engineer when she started racing for fun in the mid-1960s. By 1972, that hobby was her full-time occupation. In 1976, Guthrie became the first woman to compete in a NASCAR superspeedway race. A year later, she was the first woman to compete in the Indianapolis 500.

Material

Cloth
Leather

Color

Gray (Color)
Red
Blue

Dimensions

Height: .5 in  (for each glove)

Width: 5.75 in  (widest point for each glove)

Length: 11.5 in  (longest point for each glove)

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