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Mary McGee, Desert and Road Racer


You may not know who Mary McGee is, but soon enough you will find out how she started racing sports cars in the late 50s, motorcycles in the 60s, up to the point where she meets Steve McQueen and gets roped into racing motorcycles in the desert!

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I'm pleased to announce that I'll be putting together a little website for Mary so everyone can read her story and see how she made history racing motorcycles, and along with other women sports cars in the Southwest.

She was also the first and Only woman to hold an AFM racing license until '63 or '64, which led to her racing not only motorcycles but cars and trucks in the desert!

In the meantime, check out this pic of her (#102) and a few friends being the first group of motorcycles to race down the corkscrew right after it was built.

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