Gotta go with Danica.
I have a bunch of friends from drag racing/stock car racing backgrounds and the all have an opinion. Most of the stock car guys hate merely cause she's a woman and has had success. Many think she's arrogant, (those are the fans of Dale Earnhardt Sr.) Who was the most self serving arrogant prick I ever had the chance to meet.
But we drag racers are mostly rooting for her. Guess we've had many women through the years do pretty well on the Strip. My favorite was the "Dragon Lady" of the late 60s Shirley Shahan. Long before a real arrogant bitch Shirley Muldowny came along.
This Shirley's hubby was the master mind behind all the really fast early funny cars. Sox & Martin, Butch Leal, Dick Landy, & that entire era of early altered wheel base cars. Shirley got bored being around the races all the time and not getting to participate so her hubby, I think Neal was his name built her a B/S 440 NHRA door car and she proceeded to embarrass a lot of guys for a long time.
Sadly that great time in drag racing history faded when funny cars became "FUNNY FUEL CARS" with custom frames and fiberglass bodys. Thanks to Don Nicholson's first Comet in 1966
Sorry for getting off line there.