If a Girl Can Do It

Here’s a copy of Road & Track from May 1968. To give an idea of how much things have changed, the magazine sold for $0.60 back then. But if you want to really see how things were in the good old days, just look at this ad:

Whoa! Can you imagine car companies running ads like this today? Thumbing through the magazine, looking at ads from Fiberfab and Arrow Gauges, the treatment of women was just horrible.

It’s easy to criticize attitudes from 50 years ago. But in today’s enlightened era, one wonders why there still aren’t more women in motorsports?


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