Born on 25 March 1982, Danica Sue Patrick is a professional stock car racer of United States. She is also a model and an advertising spokeswoman. Danica is considered to be the most successful woman in the history of open-wheel racing in America.
A glimpse of some of her career achievements:-
The first woman to win a race of IndyCar Series by winning the 2008 Indy Japan 300
Finished third at the 2009 Indianapolis 500 which is the highest finish there ever by a female racing driver
Honored as the “Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year” and “IndyCar Series season Rookie of the Year” in 2005
Born on 25th March 1979, in Madras, Subbaraman Vijayalakshmi is amongst those Indian Chessplayers who have honored their country earning numerous accolades in several national as well as international chess events. She is the first Indian female player who earned the Master and Grandmaster FIDE titles.
Secured the second place at the 1995 Zone tournament, in Madras
Commonwealth Women’s Championship, in 1996, held in Kolkata
The Asian Zone tournament in 1997, held in Teheran
The first place at the 1999 Asian Zone tournament, held in Mumbai
Won the Indian Women’s Championship six times in 1995, 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002), held in Madras, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Mumbai, New Delhi and Lakhnau, respectively
Won a silver medal at the Chess Olympiad of 2000, held in Istanbul
Honored with the Arjuna Award, in 2001
Commonwealth Women’s Championship, in 2003, held in Mumbai
Won Leonardo di Bona Memorial in 2007, held in Italy