“Nina gave the throttle all she had and tried to overtake Ruth going into a curve. Suddenly … The Stutz bounced into the air, struck a pine tree, lost its front axle and front wheels, “bounded over the embankment . . . hurdled a ditch, crashed through the fence, injuring three spectators, and finally turned over, a mass of steel.”
—The 1918 death of a female race car driver in Stockton. Thanks to Larry Valterza. I hope to have photos shortly.