Five wins in the American Le Mans Series. Duno failed to qualify for the Indianapolis The Hall of Fame serves to honor and salute the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of local, regional, national and international athletes and sports personalities that have enhanced the heritage of Latinos in sport. Subscribe Article Posted by: Duno’s season was then cut short when her car was officially pulled from the entry list eight minutes before the June 3 practice session for the Messina Wildlife Animal Stopper at Chicagoland Speedway due to Sheltra Motorsports’s decision to abruptly cease operations.

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Category:Milka Duno

Dhno log in or sign up to comment. While practicing and racing alongside veteran teammate and former Indy winner Buddy Ricethroughout the season, Duno began to show a bit of improvement. On May 6,Duno successfully completed her rookie test for the Indianapolis race. Through the Milka Way Foundation that Duno founded inshe is engaged in programs such as visits to schools in many of the milkz she races in to encourage youth of all races to achieve more academically.

John Graham David ,ilka. She was introduced to the sport when she was invited to a driving clinic by a car club in Venezuela [3] and did not start racing until she was Duno’s season highlights include earning the pole at Talladega Superspeedway and leading the first 11 laps at Daytona International Speedway from her outside row one starting position. Duno failed to qualify for the Indianapolis The New York Dnuo. First woman in history to win a major international race in North America.

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First Hispanic woman to compete in the IndyCar Series.

Overall, she earned 2 top and 13 top finishes. Three wins in the Rolex Grand American Series.

Duno’s season was then cut short when her car was officially pulled from the mila list eight minutes before the June 3 practice session for the Messina Wildlife Animal Stopper at Chicagoland Speedway due to Sheltra Motorsports’s decision to abruptly cease operations. She was the highest finishing female, as Danica Patrick and Sarah Fisher placed 22nd and 24th, respectively.

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Wins Podiums Poles 0. Duno’s bilingual kids book, “Go, Milka, Go! First Hispanic woman to lead an IndyCar Series race. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Milka Duno. 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.

She is best known for holding the record of highest finish for a female driver in the 24 Hours of Daytona. Duno will be the first Venezuelan athlete inducted into the Hall of Fame. Milka qualified for her second Indianapolis on the second weekend due to the second day of qualifications being rained out and finished 19th. Duno stayed out of trouble after qualifying last in the car field and finished 14th.

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In winter testing at Daytona in 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. Duno is a former model and has thus attracted much attention. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. January 28, Open Your Eyes Magazine. I never imagined that one day I might be recognized in this way.

Eight professional career race wins at top levels. In andDuno also competed in the World Series by Nissan open-wheel series in Europe, she became the first woman dduno score points in this Championship. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Robby Benton Brack Maggard. Duno’s IndyCar career was controversial; [31] in a number of instances, she was criticized for running too slow and blocking other drivers.