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2019 Annual Congress Presentation Series Available to Members # 7
Over the next couple of months we will continue to post the presentations given at the 2019 Annual Congress. The material is included under the Members Only section.
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Title: Annual Congress Panel Discussion – Women As Officials, Drivers And Engineers In International Motorsport
Karyn Lun, MBBS
Dr. Lun graduated from the University of Queensland with an undergraduate medical degree (MB BS). She has been involved with motor sport as a medical officer for over 25 years including deputy chief medical officer, chief medical officer and MIV medical officer. She was a Women of Australian Motor Sport Committee member and was involved with many signature programs of the organization. She is a member of the Australian Women in Motor Sport Commission and a member of the International Council of Motorsport Sciences since 2003.
Lyn St. James
Ms. St. James was named one of the “Top 100 Female Athletes of the Century” by Sports Illustrated, Lyn has set 21 national and international speed records. As a competitor in the world’s largest sporting event – the Indianapolis 500 – St. James earned Rookie of the Year honors in 1992 and competed in 15 IndyCar races, including seven Indy 500’s. She has competed all over the world, including the 24 Hours of LeMans twice (1989 and 1991) with victories in the IMSA Series at Watkins Glen, Road America, Daytona, and Sebring.
Ms. Adams graduated from the University of Akron with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish. She was appointed as Director of Race Tire Engineering and Manufacturing in October 2019. Previously, she was Firestone Racing’s Chief Engineer and Manager of Race Tire Development. She has more than a decade of racing experience after joining the Race Tire Engineering team at Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations. She has developed tires for road/street courses and the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.