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Lady-led Paretta Autosport to tackle Indy with Silvestre

Beth Paretta and Simona de Silvestro will be teaming up to put another woman on the Indianapolis 500 starting grid this May. They'll also be getting some help — from other women and IndyCar's most successful owner. On Tuesday, Paretta Autosport and IndyCar officials announced they would work together to put a predominantly women-run team in the series' biggest race as part of an outreach to create more diversity in motorsports. “Today is the beginning of a commitment to gender equity in sport, to encourage women to work hard so they can earn their seat at the table or spot on the grid,” Paretta said in a statement. “IndyCar has been a leader and a welcoming place for women for many...
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