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Meet the Pro BMW Race Car Driver Who Owns Her Own Championship Team

Drifting a Power Wheels Jeep around the house as a child might have been the start of a now impressive career for Canadian-born Samantha “Sam” Tan, 23, a professional race car driver, owner of a professional racing team, child of immigrants and recent college graduate.

While racing BMWs for five years, Sam balanced being a full-time college student on top of developing her career, graduating with the Class of 2020 from the University of California, Irvine, with a degree in economics, according to Forbes. Although she possesses an impressive work ethic, Sam still feels a lack of respect in the largely male-dominated sport of racing.

Man’s $460,000 Lamborghini May Be Destroyed for Scrap After Illegal Race in Singapore

An Indonesian man’s $630,000 Singapore dollars ($462,589) Lamborghini could be scrapped after it was forfeited to the state following its owner’s previous involvement in illegal racing.

Singapore court decided to forfeit the exotic vehicle, which was bought under the name of the company owned by the parents of Indonesian traffic offender Kevin Pratama Chandra.

Japanese Indy 500 Winner Faces Waves of Racist Comments on Facebook

If former Denver Post columnist Terry Frei’s immediate reaction was any indication, an Asian winning a prestigious American sports event can indeed ruffle some racist people’s feathers.  

After a glorious win at the recently concluded Indianapolis 500, Japanese-born driver Takuma Sato and his racing team, Andretti Autosport, anticipated a celebratory week, and rightfully so.