The 36-year-old American climbed out of the car and appeared uninjured.
"Battle of The Sexes," which hits theaters on Friday, recounts the match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs in 1973. King defeated Riggs, but that wasn't the only time a woman won over a man in sports.
When Bertha Benz went on the first long-distance automobile trip in 1888 (with her sons), the wife of Carl Benz (the Benz of Mercedes Benz) demonstrated that automobile travel was practical. Wide-scale adoption of automobiles followed her daring adventure (which she undertook without informing her husband).
The Forbes list of the top 10 highest-paid female athletes for 2015 (using values from June 2014 to June 2015) features seven tennis players, and three athletes from other non-team sports -- auto racing, golf, and mixed martial arts (MMA). Here are the top 10 ladies.
Granted, we still have a long way to go as far as gender equality. Women still don't take home the same paychecks as the professional male athletes do, but hopefully the momentum is building.
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The cycle of feeling relieved when a paycheck is deposited only to watch it quickly drain away is familiar to far too many. Even the rich, which includes famous NASCAR drivers, struggle with keeping the outflow of cash balanced, and below, their income.
What is most notable about this announcement though is the focus on her work ethic, skills, and successes as the new hire. Sure, every headline, including this one, focuses on her gender, but her gender is not the reason she was hired.
A multi-car wreck at the weather-delayed 2014 Daytona 500 on Sunday night sent Danica Patrick into the wall and out of the
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick speculated on what might happen if one of her fellows were to come out as gay in a HuffPost
Those who like Danica just the way she is need not worry: The new physique is only temporary. It's a 75-pound muscle suit
From a famously divided Congress that finally agreed on something (Sunny Obama is adorable!) to two international sporting events whose execution proved more entertaining than the actual sport, 2014 definitely did not disappoint us in terms of buzz-worthy events.
In one segment likely to help her remain the most-searched for NASCAR driver on the Internet, Patrick dressed up in classic
Patrick also reminded women that it's important to meet with a doctor to find out if they are especially susceptible to breast
Patrick will have an experienced hand to guide her [as she prepares for the hosting gig on Dec. 10]. Adkins has overseen
Not all Hollywood divorces are knock-down, drag-out fights; some are actually quite civil. And although some huge celebrity
Not everyone has been taking Petty's comments with as much aloofness, however. Patrick, a Spring Cup Series rookie who has
Though the couple has been under the microscope as a pair, there's no doubt that Patrick is the more high-profile of the
Patrick took the ice during the second intermission and just before stepping up to the challenge, she told reporter Susannah