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1040 Aurora Straus

Courtesy of Cars Yeah: Aurora Straus is a race car driver who competes in the #36 Richard Mille BMW M4 in the Pirelli World Challenge and today, she’s leading in the Championship points with 6 races left in the season. She is currently the only female teenage race car driver competing professionally in North America. Read More

This Female Teenage Race Car Driver is Your New Role Model

Courtesy of Pickler and Ben: Professional race car driver Aurora Straus put the brakes on her admission to Harvard to pursue her racing career full-time and said she hopes to inspire a new generation of girls. The 19-year-old from Cold Spring, New York, told “Good Morning America” that while motorsports have been predominately male, she Read More

Professional teen race car driver hopes to be a role model like Danica Patrick

ABC News: Professional race car driver Aurora Straus put the brakes on her admission to Harvard to pursue her racing career full-time and said she hopes to inspire a new generation of girls. The 19-year-old from Cold Spring, New York, told “Good Morning America” that while motorsports have been predominately male, she has already seen Read More

Richard Mille joins with North America’s only teen pro-racer Aurora Straus

Courtesy of Watch Pro: Luxury Swiss watch brand Richard Mille has partnered with race car driver Aurora Straus, who, as the only teenage professional sports car racer in North America, is the first female driver in the brand’s family. Straus joins Richard Mille the same week as it unveils its new watch collection for women Read More

This Girl Has Drive: Inspiring woman Aurora Straus, teen sportscar racer with Harvard on her radar

Courtesy of Girl’s Guide to Cars: A PASSION FOR RACING, LEARNING, AND MUSIC DRIVES THIS TEEN SPORTSCAR RACING SENSATION. It’s the gap year that every parent dreams of: take a year off to continue a successful racing career, start a mentoring program for girls, work for a highly successful healthcare startup and then, start freshman Read More

Hear The Roar Of Aurora Straus At PWC

Courtesy of Lime Rock: Aurora Straus 19-Year-Old To Race Here On Memorial Day Weekend Aurora Straus is one of several female race car drivers participating in the Pirelli World Challenge here at Lime Rock Park on May 25-26 and Memorial Day Monday, May 27. Originally from Cold Spring, NY, Aurora is sure to be a Read More

Aurora Straus on the Ron Dribble Show

Courtesy of Spreaker: Listen to Aurora on the Ron Dribble show. LimeRock super kid racer, Aurora Straus joined the Rob Dibble to talk about racing. From station 97-9 ESPN – Hartford (WUCS-FM) Read the full article ►

Aurora Straus, Next Car Racing Superstar – about how to engage Female Youth into Motorsport

Car Culture TV: Aurora Straus, Next Car Racing Superstar – about how to engage Female Youth into Motorsport At just 17 years old, Aurora Straus made her debut as the youngest Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge driver. Now only 19 and only in her seconds season competing in a professional sports car racing series, she Read More

19-year-old female racer wins at VIR; continues to make mark in sport

Courtesy of WSET: ALTON, Va. (WSET) — The Pirelli World Challenge took place over the weekend at Virginia International Raceway (VIR) and one driver was there hoping to continue making her mark in the sport. “I went out on a track for the first time to test the waters. I went over 100 mph and Read More

Shifting Gears

Courtesy of The Crimson: It didn’t take long for Straus—4’9, 13 years old, and a woman—to realize she didn’t fit into racing’s most common demographic. She says a comment from a well-meaning instructor almost made her quit. Read the full article ►

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