Jennifer Jo Cobb is set to make her NASCAR Cup Series debut at the Geico 500 on April 25 at Talladega Superspeedway. Cobb is a veteran NASCAR driver with 247 career races between the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the NASCAR Xfinity Series.
She will be driving the No. 15 Chevrolet for Rick Ware Racing and is the first female driver in the Cup Series since Danica Patrick in 2018.
“Being a female in a male dominated sport is not an easy task, especially for as long as Jennifer has been competing in NASCAR.” – Rick Ware
By making her long awaited debut in the Cup Series Cobb is joining a small fraternity of female drivers that have started a race in NASCAR’s top endeavor.
In all, 16 women have driven in a NASCAR Cup Series race and the following slideshow highlights some of these drivers: