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IndyCar's Shannon McIntosh won't give up hope

Updated: June 2, 2011, 9:44 AM ET
By Alex Prewitt

Nintai. The Japanese term embodying perseverance holds elevated significance for Shannon McIntosh.

After all, when the 21-year-old driver from small-town Ohio found herself unable to fund a burgeoning racing career, she took up three jobs while attending college in North Carolina, yet had little time to race. Upon returning to her home state, McIntosh took up a job as a nanny and would simultaneously babysit and work the phones to get sponsorships. Now she competes on the IndyCar's ...

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