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Betty Skelton

[PIC] Throwback Thursday: Betty Skelton and the 1956 Daytona Pace Car Corvette

It’s time for Throwback Thursday where we feature vintage photos of Corvettes. Here’s a picture of Corvette Hall of Famer Betty Skelton and the 1956 Daytona Corvette Pace Car.

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Corvette Hall of Famer Betty Skelton Passes at Age 85

by Keith Cornett on September 8, 2011

Corvette Hall of Famer Betty Skelton Passes at Age 85

Betty Skelton, the former acrobatic pilot and Corvette test driver who was known as the “fastest woman on Earth” died Wednesday August 31 at the age of 85. For her contributions to Corvette which included roles as a test driver, car show technical narrator and one of the founders of Corvette News (which later became Corvette Quarterly), Betty was inducted into the Corvette Hall of Fame in 2001.

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