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W Series: Women-only racing prompts mixed opinions

A year or so ago, Carmen Jorda took serious incoming over a comment she made in which she said the thought of an all-women’s racing series might be a good idea. Leena Gade and more overtly, Pippa Mann, were very strong with their criticism of Carmen’s seeming insouciance about women in motorsport. The outrage really ramped up as other female racers chimed in and precious few in support of Jorda. Then plenty of males got into the fray and waxed poetic about the debasing of women and futility of an all-women series and what an awful concept it was. It got worse as many more (mostly males from what I could tell) chimed in personally attacking Carmen and denigrating her character, driving...
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