July 31 Birthday: FEARLESS: THE STORY OF RACING LEGEND LOUISE SMITH

Louise Smith, race car driver
b. July 31, 1916
d. March 4, 2006

FEARLESS: THE STORY OF RACING LEGEND LOUISE SMITH
(Dutton, 2010)
by Barb Rosenstock
Illustrated by Scott Dawson

Summary: “Fast! Faster! Flying! FREE!” When Louise Smith started to race cars, most women weren’t even allowed to drive. Her first wild adventure behind the wheel of her daddy’s Model T Ford taught her the thrill of driving fast and fearlessly. She followed her heart and paved the way for women in racing. The fast paced story of a true sports pioneer.

Learn more about Louise Smith on the Legends of Nascar website.

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