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    Motorsports: Simona de Silvestro gets her first F1 test at Fiorano [w/video]

    The Formula One history books are hardly filled with female racing drivers. Maria Teresa de Felippis competed in a few grands prix in the late 1950s. Lella Lombardi remains the only woman to have scored championship points (albeit just a half of one when she finished sixth in the tragically ...

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    Video: Simona De Silvestro goes airborne at Indy, suffers second-degree burns

    Simona De Silvestro, a 22-year-old female Swiss racer, went airborne, flipped a few times, slid hundreds of feet upside-down and was engulfed in a massive fireball when the right rear wheel of her Dallara chassis separated itself in the middle of a turn during a practice run for the Indy ...

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    IndyCar: 2010 Honda Indy Toronto [SPOILERS]

    2010 Honda Indy Toronto – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The IndyCar Series made a major announcement since the last race at Watkins Glen, deciding to stick with Dallara as its chassis supplier, but opening the game up a bit by allowing other manufacturers the option to supply aero ...

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    Video: Simona De Silvestro's fiery IndyCar rescue

    Simona de Silvestro's fiery rescue at the Firestone 550 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    If you happened to catch the Firestone 550 at the Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, chances are you saw one of the scariest motorsports moments in recent history. On lap 99, 21-year-old ...

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    Video: Lights Out - Indy driver traces track blindfolded

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    Up and coming IRL IndyCar Series driver Simona De Silvestro is young, talented and among the few women in racing. Those three attributes can make a driver very attractive to both sponsors and the media at large, but a fourth attribute may make her a ...


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