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Old 01-14-2010, 10:48 AM   #1
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:02 AM   #2
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I've got no problem with this. Good luck to her.
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:26 PM   #3
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I've got no problem with this. Good luck to her.
You better not. Being labeled a sexist is almost as bad as being a racist.
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:43 PM   #4
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“I'm the most victorious Italian female rider, I hope to be able to be a worthy representative for the female sex and open up the doors of this sport to more women.”

I didn't know the sport has been closed to women up until this stupid statement. How about going out there and just winning races, and then you won't have to cry about the doors being closed to women. Winning riders and drivers get hired.......unless you are Danica Patrick, and then you just have to look real good.
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Old 01-14-2010, 04:14 PM   #6
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... didn't know the sport has been closed to women up until this stupid statement. How about going out there and just winning races, and then you won't have to cry about the doors being closed to women. Winning riders and drivers get hired.......unless you are Danica Patrick, and then you just have to look real good.
At least Danica actually won a race -- something which all the previous female drivers (CART, Indy Car, etc.) had not done.
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At least Danica actually won a race -- something which all the previous female drivers (CART, Indy Car, etc.) had not done.
So in the four years she has been racing, she won once? Boy that's something realy hang your hat on. If she was a man, she would have been fired two years ago.
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So in the four years she has been racing, she won once? Boy that's something realy hang your hat on. If she was a man, she would have been fired two years ago.
Not so sure about that. Last year, she finished in 5th place in the points, right behind Helio Castronieves (a well-respected driver). And that other girl everyone was talking about (like, ten years ago), Sara Fisher is still racing and she was way back in the points standings. Other notables Danica beat this season include: Tony Kannan, Marco Andretti, and Dan Wheldon.
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Please list all drivers in IRL/CART who haven't won a feature race in the past 4 years and still have a ride.
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I was going to post this topic, because it's been a heated debate on a couple of other sites I visit. Danika's name always sprouts up. My view is, I think it's great that women get invovled in racing, although I don't believe they should get any better treatment then the next guy. I'v raced when there was women on the track and I never gave it a second thought.

I would tend to think racing would be one of the first sports to become completely mixed with men and women.
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