Ty Dillon Dale Earnhardt Jr. Duno’s IndyCar career was controversial; [31] in a number of instances, she was criticized for running too slow and blocking other drivers. First woman to win at Petit Le Mans – has won twice. Retrieved from ” https: Although all three women were involved in accidents during the race, Duno was able to reenter the race after her car was moved to the pits, thus making her the only woman running at the end. She had moved up to 12th place with only 16 laps to go when Duno was caught up in a 9-car crash that ended her day and relegated her to 31st place. Duno failed to qualify for the Indianapolis

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This unique opportunity opens Laredo to the world of sports and focuses attention on our city every year at this time. In winter testing at Daytona imlka January, she was seventh fastest in the first morning of testing, and fifth fastest that afternoon, [18] finishing sixth-fastest overall after the first day’s test. In the six test sessions held, Duno was the only driver fastest in two of the sessions dunno was second in a third session.

With her first Rolex Series won at Miami she became the first woman in history to win overall a major international sportscar race in North America, Duno was also the first woman to pilot the fastest car in the series — the Daytona Prototype. Wins Top tens Poles 0. Unfortunately, she had to start that race at the back of the field in her backup car due to crashing in the final practice.


Duno is a former model and has thus attracted much attention.

Wins Podiums Poles 0. I never imagined that one day I might be recognized in this way. Five wins in the American Le Mans Series.

Milka Duno to be Inducted into Latin American International Sports Hall of Fame – ARCA Racing

She was the highest finishing female, as Danica Patrick and Sarah Fisher placed runo and 24th, respectively. She had a best finish of 16th and finished 24th in points. Parts of this article those related to article need to be updated. On May 6,Duno successfully completed her rookie test for the Indianapolis race.

Numerous wins at minor levels. Duno failed to qualify for the Indianapolis Robby Benton Brack Maggard.

Joe Nemechek Sid Maudlin. Duno holds master’s degrees in Organizational DevelopmentNaval ArchitectureMaritime Businessand Marine Biology[4] and she has prior experience working as a naval engineer.

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imlka While practicing and racing alongside veteran teammate and former Indy winner Buddy Ricethroughout the milja, Duno began to show a bit of improvement.

First woman in history to win a major international race in North America. Please log in or sign up to comment.

Through the Milka Way Foundation that Duno founded inshe is engaged in programs such as visits to schools in many of the cities she races in to encourage youth of all races to achieve more academically.

Duno was originally awarded the pole position due to qualifying being rained out for the Menards presented by Federated Car Care at Toledo Speedway.


Views Read Edit View history. Despite missing seven races, Duno finished 18th in driver points.

Milka Duno

Overall, she earned 2 top and 13 top finishes. Milka qualified for her second Indianapolis on the second weekend due to the second day of qualifications being rained out and finished 19th.

Archived from the original on December 22, A vast array of athletes and sports personalities have been recognized throughout the Hall’s history. She is best known for holding the record of highest finish for a female driver in the 24 Hours milkz Daytona. Duno will dyno the first Venezuelan athlete inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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She had moved up to 12th place with only 16 laps to go when Duno was caught up in a 9-car crash dduno ended her day and relegated her to 31st place. Duno, a qualified Naval Engineer with four master’s degrees – in Organizational Development, Naval Architecture, Aquaculture and Maritime Business earning the last three degrees simultaneously – will speak to the students about how a strong academic background will benefit them their entire life – in all aspects of their life – and in any career they choose.

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