Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Drag racing icon Shirley Muldowney resigns from B.R.A.K.E.S. board

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 25) -- Drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney has resigned from the Board of Directors at B.R.A.K.E.S., a North Carolina-based charity that promotes safe driving among teenagers.

"An opportunity has come up with another entity that will be a really wonderful deal for me

"I'm thrilled about the future, which has many possibilities that I will be at more NHRA races throughout the year. I've always enjoyed spending time with my wonderful fans, and the chance to see more of them has me very excited. Stay tuned for more good news coming very soon."

Muldowney, who moved to the Charlotte area from her longtime home in Michigan to assist with B.R.A.K.E.S., is a four-time world champion and the first female to win a major auto racing championship. Her life in drag racing was portrayed in the movie Heart Like A Wheel.
personally, so I have resigned from B.R.A.K.E.S. effective immediately," Muldowney said. "I appreciate and cherish the time I had with board members Wanda Miller, Dave Dobson, and Mickey Aberman and I believe in the mission of B.R.A.K.E.S.

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