“Fastest Woman”: Lewis Hamilton’s Close Friend and Ski Legend Lindsey Vonn Stuns Racing World With Her Speed Behind the Wheels

Published 06/26/2023, 9:33 AM EDT

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Lindsey Vonn is an alpine skiing force to be reckoned with.  She has major victories in all five alpine skiing disciplines, which have bolstered her status as a true icon in the sport. Vonn, who is known for her unrivaled achievements on the slopes, has now shifted career gears and is exploring the racing world with her remarkable skills behind the wheel.

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The Olympic champion has shown her abilities in everything from snow-capped mountains to the thrilling world of Formula E racing. Vonn’s involvement with the Jaguar TCS Racing team has recently made it to the headlines. Vonn’s love of racing extends beyond the snowy landscape. She’s also a diehard motorsports fan, who had a golden opportunity to become an F1 driver but turned it down due to her desire to start her own family.

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Her love and passion for the motorsport world never ceased, and her friendship with seven-time F1 champion Lewis Hamilton only grew with time. While maintaining a close bond of friendship, Vonn’s passion for racing found new territories to explore. She has become the Brand Ambassador for Jaguar and is often spotted at their major events. Vonn recently joined the Jaguar TCS Racing team for the highly anticipated 2023 Portland E-Prix

For the Jaguar TCS Racing team, the Portland E-Prix presented a chance to make their mark in the fiercely competitive 2023 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. With drivers Mitch Evans and Sam Bird at the helm, the team aimed to secure valuable points on the United States’ sole stop of the season. These racers’ commitment to excellence and pursuit of success has resonated with Vonn’s own mindset, creating a strong alliance fueled by shared aspirations. In her recent post, she was spotted with these 2 powerhouses of speed at the Portland E-Prix in a pre-race showcase. Upon seeing this fans were quick to react to her post.

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Lindsey Vonn sent fans into a frenzy in her recent speed spectacular

Vonn sped through the racecourse in the iconic Jaguar I-PACE, leaving spectators in awe of her undeniable talent. The electrifying atmosphere and the silent power of the all-electric race cars produce an unforgettable spectacle. Her fans went into a frenzy in the comment section of the reel she posted, showing her blistering speed. One said, “LV. You are electric”. While another fan said, “She is so legit! Fastest woman on and off the mountain”. Fans couldnt stop praising her with another comment that said, “One of the best alpine downhill ski racers of all time. She likes to go fast….”. While another person said, “This is so cool” .

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After Denying Huge F1 Deal Due to Pregnancy Restrictions, Lewis Hamilton’s Friend and Ski Legend Lindsey Vonn Finally Gets Her Hands on the Wheels

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Vonn expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to unleash her speed once again. Fans and fellow racing enthusiasts were quick to commend her prowess and commendable performance, acknowledging her as one of the greatest alpine downhill ski racers of all time. The Portland E-Prix not only showcased Vonn’s remarkable skills behind the wheel but also exemplified her deep zest for the thrill of racing. Vonn’s incredible accomplishments continue to inspire countless people, reminding us that determination, passion, and a never-say-die attitude.

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Christaline Meyers

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Christaline Meyers is a pro-writer for Essentially Sports. Having contributed to movies and web series, Christaline delved into sports journalism and like the puck on the ice, has been a force to be reckoned with in the US sports arena. Her experience in writing about the latest WSL event, the recent track and field record, and creative gymnastics routines, found her digging deeper into the minds of legends like Kelly Slater, Usain Bolt, and Simone Biles.
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