Lisa Noble, President of SCCA
Recognized by the Women’s Sport Foundation Project Podium

Indianapolis, IN (December 15, 2014)

Lyn St. James announced the 2014 winner of the Women’s Sports Foundation Project Podium Leadership Award is Lisa Noble, President of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA), at the Race Track Business Conference hosted by the National Speedway Directory at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show in Indianapolis.LSJ---WSF---PP---LN---12---15---I----Web

Leadership is described and demonstrated in so many ways,” said Lyn St. James. “Lisa’s character, charisma, and commitment to support Cultural change without disrupting the core values of sports car racing is powerful. She is the perfect person to receive this year’s award.”

“We are thrilled that Lyn St, James picked the Race Track Business Conference to announce this year’s award and we look forward to a long relationship with the Women’s Sport Foundation Project Podium,” said Tim Frost the organizer of the Race Track Business Conference.

The leadership award was established in 2008 to honor Paul Newman whose support helped Lyn St. James launch Project Podium. Past winners of the Leadership award include NASCAR President Mike Helton, USAC founder and former Indy 500 Chief Steward Tom Binford, and former Director of Ford Racing Dan Davis.

Josten’s has graciously provided the beautiful trophy presented each year.

About Lyn St. James

Lyn’s ( passion, focus and determination made her a fierce competitor on the track where she achieved many firsts in racing. That same passion has made her an advocate for the next generation of racers and an incredible motivational speaker. As former President of the Women’s Sports Foundation, she was able to establish the Women’s Sport Foundation Project Podium Scholarship for women in racing and the Leadership Award to recognize outstanding leadership in the racing industry.

About Women’s Sports Foundation

Founded in 1974 by tennis legend Billie Jean King, the Women’s Sports Foundation ( is dedicated to advancing the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity. Project Podium teamed up with the Women’s Sports Foundation in 2013 under the leadership of past president, Lyn St. James.

About Race Track Business Conference

The annual Race Track Business Conference ( hosted by the National Speedway Directory provides a platform for industry leaders to collaborate, analyze, and conceptualize around the business of motorsports. Shared insights from all forms of racing creates dialogue and interaction in a unique intellectual environment.

About Performance Racing Industry

Performance Racing Industry, ( monthly business magazine, is recognized as ”The Voice of Racing Marketplace.” Targeted at the racing trade, PRI connects manufacturers of racing products and technology with the distribution channels of retailers, builders, distributers, and teams. The PRI Show is the world’s largest auto racing trade show.

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