Banned racer’s tro­phies for sale

Classic Car Weekly (UK) - - This Week - www.mbaauc­

Tro­phies won by a pi­o­neer­ing Amer­i­can woman mo­tor rac­ing cham­pion are to be auc­tioned in Seat­tle. Joan New­ton Cu­neo was one of the lead­ing rac­ing driv­ers in her na­tive Amer­ica un­til male com­peti­tors banned women from par­tic­i­pat­ing in the sport in 1909. Among the awards of­fered in MBA’s Seat­tle sale is a Gorham ster­ling sil­ver plaque with an es­ti­mate of $40k-60k.

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