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First woman in history to win a major international race in North America. Open Your Eyes Magazine. Through the Milka Way Foundation that Duno founded in , she 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. Numerous wins at minor levels. In and , Duno also competed in the World Series by Nissan open-wheel series in Europe, she became the first woman to score points in this Championship.

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January 28, Duno was originally awarded the pole position due to qualifying being rained out for the Menards presented by Federated Car Care at Toledo Speedway.

Subscribe Article Posted by: Despite missing seven races, Duno finished 18th in driver points. Unfortunately, she had to start that race at the back of the field in her backup car due to crashing in the final practice.

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First udno to score points in Europe’s World Series by Nissan. Duno failed to qualify for the Indianapolis 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.


She began her career as a driver in Venezuela infinishing 2nd in the Venezuelan GT Championship. After qualifying 21st, she finished 10th.

Milka Duno

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Duno will be the first Venezuelan athlete inducted into the Hall of Fame.

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Like 0 Dislike 0. First Hispanic woman to compete in the IndyCar Series. Miilka woman to drive the fastest car in Europe’s World Series by Nissan. Milka qualified for her second Indianapolis on the second weekend due to the second day of qualifications being rained out and finished 19th.

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. She is best known for holding the record of highest finish for a female driver in the 24 Hours of Daytona.

She was the highest finishing female, as Danica Patrick and Sarah Fisher mlka 22nd and 24th, respectively. Ty Milkq Dale Earnhardt Jr. 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.


In the six test sessions held, Duno was the only driver fastest in two of the sessions and was second in a third milma. Twice competing at legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, France.

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Duno was dno of two rookie drivers competing in the Race. Duno is a former model and has thus attracted much attention.

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 First Hispanic woman to lead an IndyCar Series race. Numerous wins at minor levels. Inshe moved to the United States and attended advanced racing schools and drove in the Barber Dodge Pro Series in Archived from the original on In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

While practicing and racing alongside veteran teammate and former Indy winner Buddy Ricethroughout the season, Duno began to show a bit of improvement. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.