Open Your Eyes Magazine. 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. In the six test sessions held, Duno was the only driver fastest in two of the sessions and was second in a third session. This page was last edited on 26 November , at Ty Dillon Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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This unique opportunity opens Laredo to cuno world of sports and focuses attention on our city every year at this time. Later inDuno made her American Le Mans Series debut, she was the first woman to finish in a class podium on this championship. Twice competing at legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, France. Please log in or sign up to comment. Wins Top tens Poles 0.

Unfortunately, she had to start that race mila the back of the field in her backup car due to crashing in the final practice. Milka was selected for her racing achievements, her personal excellence in education and her passion in stressing the importance of education to students of all ages,” said Pitin Guajardo, Founder, Latin American International Sports Hall of Fame.

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Official Milka Duno Website. Ty Dillon Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Podiums Poles 0. For the 24 Hours of DaytonaDuno teamed up with Milk DalzielDarren Manningand her regular driving partner, Patrick Carpentier ; with a second-place finish, Duno became the highest-finishing female in the history of the prestigious race and highest placing Venezuelan driver, eclipsing Ernesto Soto’s 5th-place finish in First woman to score points in Europe’s World Series by Nissan.


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Three wins in the Rolex Grand American Series. First woman to win at Petit Le Mans – has won twice. Over 21 races inDuno earned a career-best eighth-place finish at Salem Speedway and a 10th-place finish at Winchester Speedway. Duno’s season highlights include earning the pole at Talladega Superspeedway mioka leading the first 11 laps at Daytona International Speedway from her outside row one starting position.

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

First woman in history to win a major international race in North America. Duno holds master’s degrees in Organizational DevelopmentNaval ArchitectureMaritime Businessand Marine Biology[4] and she has prior experience working as a naval engineer. Archived from the original PDF on In the six test sessions held, Duno was the only driver fastest in two of the sessions and was second in a third session.

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

On May 6,Duno successfully completed her rookie test for the Indianapolis race. While practicing and racing alongside veteran teammate and former Indy winner Buddy Ricethroughout the season, Duno began to show a bit of improvement. 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.


She started in 41st place and had picked up 10 positions before being swept up in a car accident on lap 6, ending her day. Duno ran both the 33 and 6 of Eddie Sharp Racing in the first 5 races of the season logging a qualifying high of 16th at Daytona and a high finish of 18th at Mobile.

She had a best finish of 16th and finished 24th in points.

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Five wins in the American Le Mans Series.

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 drive Daytona Prototype – fastest car in Rolex Series. Archived from the original on December 22,