Inductee

Margaret Gast

Inducted in 1993 for Veteran Road & Track Competitor (Pre-1945)

Honors

  • 1900 - World Record, 500 Miles :: 44 hrs, 45 min
  • 1900 - World Record, 1000 Miles :: 99 hrs, 55 min
  • 1900 - World Record, 2000 Miles :: 222 hrs, 5.5 min
  • 1900 - World Record, 2600 Miles :: 295 hrs, 55 min

Biography

Gast reined as Woman's World Champion from 1890 to 1910. She established world records for 500 miles, 1000 miles, 2000 miles and 2500 miles (295.55 hours) before moving to motor pace racing where she continued to set records. Gast defeated the French woman's champion at Madison Square Garden in 1906.

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