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Brehanna Daniels Becomes NASCAR’s First Black Woman Pit Crew Member

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Brehanna Daniels Becomes NASCAR’s First Black Woman Pit Crew Member

Written By NewsOne Staff

Brehanna Daniels—a 24-year-old NASCAR crew member—is breaking barriers for people of color in auto racing. This month, Daniels hit two historic milestones becoming the first Black woman to be on a NASCAR pit crew team and being a part of the first women duo to do pit crew work, Parade reported.

Daniels—a proud graduate of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative—made both accomplishments at the Coke Zero Sugar 400 annual car race at Daytona International Speedway, the news outlet writes. She was on a team with 26-year-old Breanna …

 

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