PEGGY LLEWELLYN

FIRST WOMAN OF COLOR IN THE WORLD TO WIN A PROFESSIONAL MOTORSPORTS EVENT

UPDATED: NHRA 2020 SEASON SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

(SEPT. 02,2020)  NHRA announced today the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. In collaboration with all stakeholders, NHRA plans to hold six national events to complete the 2020 season.

The 2020 NHRA season has looked very different due to the global pandemic. NHRA has worked closely with its partner tracks and race teams to construct a schedule that will honor its rich racing history.

“We are grateful to the loyal NHRA fans who have stuck with us during these trying times,” said NHRA President Glen Cromwell. “NHRA plans to hold these next six national events to conclude the 2020 season. Thank you to our fans, racers, and partners for your continued support and cooperation.”

 

NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED SCHEDULE FOR MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES

(MARCH 25, 2020) In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA has revised the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.  Please see updated PSM as of June 03, 2020.  

10 FEMALE RIDERS YOU SHOULD KNOW 

(BUT PROBABLY DON'T) 

(MAY, 02,2019)   The first Saturday in May each year is International Female Ride Day, when women all around the world who share the same passion for riding gather and celebrate each other.

 

RULE BREAKERS: THE PEGGY LLEWELLYN EPISODE

(MARCH 06, 2019) Legendary motorcyclist, Peggy Llewellyn, is 46, fearless as ever and shows no sign of slowing down.

NHRA MOTORCYCLIST PEGGY LLEWELLYN KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT 33RD ANNUAL INTERFAITH COMMUNITY PROGRAM - "LEARN TO LIVE TOGETHER AS BROTHERS"

(TYLER, TEXAS, JAN. 21,2019) - - Keynote speaker, Peggy Llewellyn, is the first woman of color in the world to win a professional motorsports event.  "In spite of what you look like, in spite of where you're from, you keep pressing forward," says Llewellyn. 

RIDING DOWN MEMORY LANE WITH NHRA LEGEND PEGGY LLEWELLYN 

(MAY 21, 2018)  The Shadow League often highlights women of color who are groundbreakers and culture enhancers in the world of sports. 

In 2007, The San Antonio, Texas native became the first woman of color to win a pro motorsports event.  The Shadow League often highlights women of color who are groundbreakers and culture enhancers in the world of sports. 

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