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Lyn St. James
Nationality  United States
Date of birth March 13, 1947 (1947-03-13) (age 62)
Place of birth Willoughby, Ohio
Retired 2001
Indy Racing League IndyCar Series
Years active 1996-2001
Teams Zunne Group Racing
Team Scandia
Hemelgarn Racing
Dick Simon Racing
Starts 5
Wins 0
Poles 0
Best finish 8th Orlando in 1996
Previous series
1992-1995 CART
1992 Indy 500 Rookie of the Year

Lyn St. James (born Evelyn Gene Cornwall on March 13, 1947 in Willoughby, Ohio) is a retired professional IndyCar driver with 8 CART and 5 Indy Racing League starts to her name. She is just one of five women who successfully qualified for the Indianapolis 500, and became the first woman to win the Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year award. She also has two victories at the 24 Hours of Daytona, 1 win at the 12 Hours of Sebring, and competed twice at the 24 Hours of LeMans. She founded the 501c3 Women in the Winner's Circle Foundation in 1994 and is a motivational speaker.

Indy 500 results

Year Chassis Engine Start Finish
1992 Lola Chevrolet 27th 11th
1993 Lola Ford-Cosworth 21st 25th
1994 Lola Ford-Cosworth 5th 19th
1995 Lola Ford-Cosworth 28th 32nd
1996 Lola Ford-Cosworth 18th 14th
1997 Dallara Infiniti 34th 13th
1998 G-Force Infiniti Failed to Qualify
1999 G-Force Oldsmobile Failed to Qualify
2000 G-Force Oldsmobile 32nd 32nd

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Jeff Andretti
Indianapolis 500
Rookie of the Year

Succeeded by
Nigel Mansell


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