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Milka Duno

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Milka Duno
Birth date: 
April 22, 1972

Milka Duno is a Venezuelan racing driver. His career started late, since she started competing at age 24 in 1996 in Venezuela GT Championship, finishing second. In 1998, Duno finished fourth in the Porsche Carrera Cup Venezuela. She studied marine biology, marine engineering and a master's in human development.

In 1999 she moved to the United Kingdom to continue their studies and compete in the Barber Dodge Pro Series. Was the first woman to win a Ferrari Challenge Race in the United States and was Flagship Panoz GT Series's champion. A year later, Duno made ​​his debut in the American Le Mans Series, the first woman to earn a podium in that category. In 2001 she debuted in the 24 Hours of Daytona in 2002 and at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Between 2001 and 2003, Milka Duno competes in the European Nissan World Series, becoming the first woman to earn points. In 2004, Duno decides to compete full time in the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series, with Howard -Boss team driving a Pontiac Riley. That year she finished sixth in the championship, won two races at Homestead, which makes her the first woman to win an international competition in North America.

She is known for won the highest rank for a woman in the 24 Hours of Daytona.

Off the slopes, Milka has been involved in advertising and marketing campaigns both within and outside the United States, and in cinema as well. Duno played the role of Kellie "Gearbox " in the movie "Speed ​​Racer ."

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