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A very young Linda Vaughn struts her stuff as Miss Hurst Golden Shifter at Daytona in the early '70s. Look at the lady in the sunglasses and then the young man in the trench coat. They obviously have differing opinions about Linda. Today Linda is known as "The First Lady of Motorsport" and for obvious reasons.

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Linda Vaughn, the legendary “Miss Hurst Golden Shifter”

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First Lady of Motorsports Linda Vaughn (center) and two other young ladies representing the Hurst Corporation at motor racing events in the 60's & 70's and even into the 80's.

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Linda Vaughn, legend of the auto racing scene from the 60′s through the early 80′s was better known as Miss Hurst Golden Shifter. She was a trophy queen whose voluptuous looks and charm often stole the show at auto racing events she attended: SCCA, NASCAR, Indy & Formula One, among others.

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Linda Vaugh. "The Hurst Shifting girl." (Indianapolis 500 1971.)

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Shirley Muldowney The first woman to be licensed by the National Hot Rod Association and the first to drive a top fuel dragster, Muldowney is known as the "First Lady of Drag Racing"

Linda Vaughn/ This is Warren Johnson's pro stock cutlass

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For decades Linda Vaughn brought a bit of feminine charm and sexiness to motor sports events around the nation representing the Hurst Corporation as Miss Hurst Golden Shifter

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We'd like to introduce you to Nikki Phillips, June Cochran (Playmate of the Year, 1963), and, of course, Linda Vaughn on the far right. This was shot by either Pat Brollier or Gerry Stiles at the NHRA Nationals in Indianapolis in September 1971

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