Breakthrough

Keiko Ihara
International Racer

Representative of japan as the "Fastest Woman in the World" Ihara has raced many tracks worldwide sinde her debut from race queen to race driver at 25 years of age.  Not only was she the first woman to claim a podium at the World Championship, but has also gone on to receive other consecutive awards.  She is the first woman to accomplish these brilliant achievements.  However, he achievements do not stop at racing, as she went on to teach children English and has been elected as a "Japanese woman who is active worldwide while also sharing 'Japan' with the world".