Way to lose the asterisk.
Danica Patrick became the first American woman to win a major auto race on Sunday, using successful fuel strategy to capture an IndyCar Series event in Motegi, Japan. She won the race by nearly six seconds over Helio Castroneves, the two-time Indianapolis 500 winner.
“I think Danica is such a fantastic person and I’m thrilled for her that the monkey is finally off of her back,” (Michael) Andretti said. “We have all believed in her, and she proved today that she is a winner. Frankly, I think this is the first of many.”
Women succeeding in a male-dominated world; another reason al queda hates us.