Fisher, Sarah (1980–)

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Fisher, Sarah (1980–)

American race-car driver. Born Oct 4, 1980, in Commercial Point, Ohio.

Took World Karting Association Grand National championship 3 times between ages 11 and 14; became Circleville Points champion (1993); began racing sprint cars at 15; won 5 of 23 races in North American Midget Auto Racing Series at 18; became youngest driver ever in IRL IndyCar Series (1999); became youngest person ever and 3rd woman to race in Indianapolis 500 at age 19 (2000); had 2nd-place finish at Homestead-Miami (best ever by woman in Indy-style racing, 2001); won MBNA Pole for 2002 Belterra Casino Indy 300 at Kentucky Speedway, as 1st woman to win pole position for major-league open-wheel race in North America.

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