In , she moved to the United States and attended advanced racing schools and drove in the Barber Dodge Pro Series in Duno failed to qualify for the Indianapolis She was the highest finishing female, as Danica Patrick and Sarah Fisher placed 22nd and 24th, respectively. She began her career as a driver in Venezuela in , finishing 2nd in the Venezuelan GT Championship. Ty Dillon Dale Earnhardt Jr.

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A vast array of athletes and sports personalities have been recognized throughout the Hall’s history. First Hispanic woman, in year history of the race, to compete in the Indy Duno was one of two rookie drivers competing in the Race. Dkno qualifying 21st, she finished 10th.

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Milka Duno

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Duno holds master’s degrees in Organizational DevelopmentNaval ArchitectureMaritime Businessand Marine Biology[4] and she has prior experience working as a naval engineer. Five wins in the American Le Mans Series.


Open Your Eyes Magazine. Like 0 Dislike 0. On May 6,Duno successfully completed her rookie test for the Indianapolis race. While practicing and racing alongside veteran teammate and former Indy winner Buddy Ricethroughout the season, Duno began to show a bit of improvement.

Archived from the original on December 22, Numerous wins at minor levels.

Duno stayed out of trouble after qualifying last in the car euno and finished 14th. Twice competing at legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, France. For the 24 Hours of DaytonaDuno teamed up with Ryan DalzielDarren Manningand her regular driving dkno, Patrick Carpentier ; with a second-place finish, Duno became the highest-finishing female in the history of the prestigious race and highest placing Venezuelan driver, eclipsing Ernesto Soto’s 5th-place finish in Wins Podiums Poles 0.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. She is best known for holding the record of highest finish for a female driver in the 24 Hours of Daytona. Please log in or sign up to comment.

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Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. In andDuno also competed in the World Dino by Nissan open-wheel series in Europe, she became the first woman to vuno points in this Championship.

Duno’s bilingual kids book, “Go, Milka, Go! In the six test sessions held, Duno was the only driver fastest in two of the sessions and was second in a third session. Duno will be the first Venezuelan athlete inducted into the Hall of Fame.


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In winter testing at Daytona in January, she was seventh fastest in the djno morning of testing, and fifth fastest that afternoon, [18] finishing sixth-fastest overall after the first day’s test. Despite missing seven races, Duno finished 18th in driver points. She was introduced to the sport when she was invited to a driving clinic by a car club in Venezuela [3] and did not start racing until she was Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

In her first full season in the ARCA Racing Series, Duno finished the season seventh in driver championship standings, becoming the second highest finishing female driver in ARCA’s year history. Overall, she earned 2 top and 13 top finishes.