BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. (AP) - It was not your usual funeral visitation.
Instead of the deceased lying in a casket, or at least ashesin an urn, there she was behind the steering wheel of a 1979 pinkCorvette.
But Donna Mae Sims had credentials for such a flamboyantgoodbye. She was the first woman to win a Sports Car Club ofAmerica national championship, back in 1963. She died Tuesday inBridgeville, Pennsylvania, at age 82.
In her racing days, Mims was known as the "Pink Lady" becauseof her preferred color for cars. She even took part in the famousCannonball Run, during which her 1968 Cadillac limousine waswrecked. Not by her, by her teammate.
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GRAM Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in front of a festive downtown crowd at Rosa Parks Circle Friday night.
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