By Gary P Jackson
Melanie Troxel tweeted this on Monday:
I am going to drive cross country for Drive Breast Cancer Awareness starting tomorrow. Check out... fb.me/1Wlfy9wMD—
Melanie Troxel (@MelanieTroxel) September 25, 2012
From HerHighway’s website:
Gearing up for the 2012 National #HerHighway Drive Breast Cancer Awareness with the starting line in Southern CA September on September 25th all ten teams will drive across America to New York City. The HerHighway Drive Breast Cancer Awareness all female drive teams are full of amazing women from automotive, motorsports, journalists, bloggers and social media advisers
Melanie Troxel is one of the most talented drag racers in the country, and the only drag racer in NHRA history to win national events in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Mod, one of the hardest cars to drive in all of motorsports.
This is a great cause that everyone should support. Keep up with the cross country event by checking out the HerHighway blog. The first “pit stop” will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the Exotics Racing School for a little track time.
From HerHighway’s mission statement: “ HerHighway is a team of female automotive and lifestyle experts on a mission to empower women with bumper-to-bumper automobile knowledge and everything along the way.”