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Italy’s First Female Racer Was a Driving Advocate for All Women

Photo: Bibliothèque nationael de France (Wikimedia) Maria Antonietta Avanzo only wanted two things in life: she wanted to win, and she wanted more women to find their niche in racing just like she did. Avanzo, like many female racers, fell in love with her first set of wheels at a young age. Born in 1889 …