Auto Racing

Leucadian behind wheel of all-women off-road event

Leucadian behind wheel of all-women off-road event

As a girl growing up in Crested Butte, Colo., Emily Miller loved sitting by the fireplace with her dad reading car magazines. But one thing she always wondered as she flipped through the pages was, “Where are all the women?”

Today, women still make up just a fraction of the car-racing industry, but Miller has spent much of the past 10 years trying to put a dent in that ratio.

The 51-year-old Leucadia resident is the founder of Rebelle Rally, the first women's off-road competition in the United States. Now in its third year, Rebelle fields up to 50 two-women teams in a 10-day navigational challenge across 1,200 miles of deserts and backcountry from Squaw Valley near Lake...

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