Donna Mae Mims, SCCA's first-ever female National Champion died Tuesday from complications from a series of strokes. She was 82.
Known as the Pink Lady of sports car racing because most of her cars were painted pink, Ms. Mims, whose maiden name was Warnock, graduated from Dormont High School in 1945. She first became interested in race cars when she and her husband, Mike, came upon an unusual-looking two-seater at a car dealership on West Liberty Avenue in the 1950s...
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Image: Donna Mae Mims, with Olivia Moore, whose father now owns Mims' famous pink Austin-Healey Sprite. Image courtesy of Jeff Moore.