IRL: National TV Appearance for Christina Martin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHRISTINA MARTIN PROFILED ON LIFETIME NASCAR Goody's Dash Series team owner, Christina Martin will be one of the featured guests on Lifetime Television's...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHRISTINA MARTIN PROFILED ON LIFETIME NASCAR Goody's Dash Series team owner, Christina Martin will be one of the featured guests on Lifetime Television's premier of "Breaking Through - Women Behind the Wheel", a four part special highlighting the accomplishments of women in sports, Thursday evening, May 22, 1997 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT. Christina was chosen to be one of nine women profiled on the hour long special, for her high profile participation in the sport of automobile racing despite a paralyzing disability. Appearing with Martin on this premier edition, will be Lynn St. James, Janet Guthrie, Shirley Muldowney, Patty Moise, Shelly Anderson, Tammy Jo Kirk, Danica Patrick and Vicki O'Connor. All four specials of "Breaking Through" will be hosted by Academy Award Winner, Geena Davis and will provide a unique forum for these trailblazing women to tell their inspiring stories in their own words. The program will look at the physical, mental and emotional obstacles these women have had to overcome in life, as well as in the rough and tumble world of auto racing, and the sacrifices many women have had to make to finally, "break through". In addition to the original broadcast, this particular edition of "Breaking Through" will be rebroadcast Friday, May 23 from 11:00 to 12:00 midnight, Sunday, May 25, from 11:00 to 12:00 noon and Monday, May 26, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.

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Series IndyCar , NASCAR , NHRA
Drivers Janet Guthrie , Tammy Jo Kirk , Danica Patrick , Shelly Anderson