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Pippa Mann

$60k in 23 Days: How IndyCar Fans Crowdfunded the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Matthew Knell | Posted 07.30.2015 | Impact
Matthew Knell

After a tough month of May, and a hard-fought finish in the 2015 Indianapolis 500, IndyCar driver Pippa Mann took a second checkered flag later that day when her #GetInvolved campaign completed -- with a surprise result.

Women Make Significant Gains During The Indy 500's First Century

Alicia Jessop | Posted 05.27.2015 | Women
Alicia Jessop

Walking the grid, one quickly realizes that women have entwined themselves with every part of race day operations at the Indianapolis 500. From pit crews to news reporters and over the wall personnel to engineers, women serve a role in every component of the Indy 500.

How an Indy 500 Driver Embraced Crowdfunding To Help Make Millions of Lives Better

Matthew Knell | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Matthew Knell

Usually when feel-good stories come out of motorsports it's because a driver did something completely unexpected behind the wheel, or beat the odds to score an underdog victory. This story is different. But, mostly because there is more than one winner in this race.

How One Driver's Indy 500 Race Will Help Save Lives

Matthew Knell | Posted 07.27.2014 | Sports
Matthew Knell

She is a 30-year-old IndyCar driver from England, who now resides in Indianapolis. Without a full-time team, she represents one of these drivers who spends a great deal of time putting together her race schedule -- working with teams and sponsors to help find the funding for another chance.

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Savannah Ivanitski | Posted 04.15.2013 | Teen
Savannah Ivanitski

The rapid growth of social media over the last ten years has changed a lot of things about the world we live in. Social media has had an impact on the way that racecar drivers interact with the world around them.