Sunbeam Alpine Driven by Donna Mae Mims, Janet Guthrie, and Suzy Dietrich at the Daytona 24 Hour Continental Race, February 1966

Summary

Suzy Dietrich, Janet Guthrie, and Donna Mae Mims made history in 1966 when they became one of the first two all-female driver teams to finish an international 24-hour endurance race. Competing for the Ring Free Racing Team, the three drivers and their Sunbeam Alpine finished 32nd at the 24 Hours of Daytona. They completed 389 laps around the 3.8-mile circuit.

Suzy Dietrich, Janet Guthrie, and Donna Mae Mims made history in 1966 when they became one of the first two all-female driver teams to finish an international 24-hour endurance race. Competing for the Ring Free Racing Team, the three drivers and their Sunbeam Alpine finished 32nd at the 24 Hours of Daytona. They completed 389 laps around the 3.8-mile circuit.

Artifact

Negative (Photograph)

Date Made

05 February 1966-06 February 1966

Subject Date

05 February 1966 - 06 February 1966

Creators

Biro, Pete 

Collection Title

Dave Friedman Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2009.158.N.1536.31

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 0.875 in

Width: 1.375 in

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