Motivational Speaking


THE American woman racing icon is making a difference across the country!
Some of us talk about making a difference, you're doing it!

Tom Peters, Bestselling Author - In Search of Excellence

Lyn's story is not just about being a successful race car driver. It's a story about goal setting, determination, passion and fully utilizing all her defeats and successes to break into a world no one could have imagined possible...

Named one of the "Top 100 Female Athletes of the Century" by Sports Illustrated, Lyn St. James has set 31 national and international speed records and succeeded in the sport of auto racing at levels unparalleled by any other woman. As a competitor in the world’s largest sporting event - the Indianapolis 500 - St. James masterfully drove her way to earn Rookie of the Year honors in 1992. Over the course of her impressive career, St. James has set the bar for women in the male-dominated sport of auto racing.Lyn-at-IMS-event-

Bringing the excitement from the track to the podium, St. James inspires audiences to find their passion and break their personal speed limits. She has addressed some of the nation’s top corporations, sharing her own unique and proven methods for personal development, performance improvement, goal setting, team building and achieving balance in life. As recipient of the "Guiding Woman in Sports Award" and the "Office Depot Visionary Sportswoman of the Year" she is also an ideal speaker on women’s issues, gender and diversity.

Top amongst Lyn's markets include: Corporate (Automotive, Financial, Health, High Technology, Retail, etc.); Sports; Civic/Women's Organizations; Engineering; Technology; Education and the Defense Industries.

Her most popular topics include: Excellence, Goal Setting, Motivation, Inspiration, Performance Improvement, Personal Development, Sports, Team Building, Leadership, Diversity, and Gender.

For pricing information, please visit Lyn's Fee Structure page. To book an event, please submit your request here.

Suggested speech topics include:

  • Accelerate with Lyn St. James
  • Racing to the Top
  • How to Create a New Future with Horsepower
  • How to Break Your Personal Speed Limits
  • An Incredible Journey

Past clients include:

  • Alcon Laboratories
  • Aramark – Jack Morton Company
  • Bosch
  • Canada Life
  • Creative Street
  • Federal Mogul
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Fujisawa / B&B Productions
  • General Dynamics
  • Girls Incorporated of Greater Houston
  • Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
  • GTE
  • HSBC
  • Insurance Brokers of British Columbia
  • JCPenney
  • Marriott
  • Medical Specialties Distributors
  • National Women’s Music Festival
  • North Iowa Area Community College
  • Nevada Women’s Fund
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Sabre Travel Information Network
  • Syratech
  • Vision Solutions                        
  • Vocational Industrial Clubs of America
  • Washtenaw Community College – Women of Vision
  • Wayne’s Women’s Bureau
  • Wells Fargo & Company
  • ZC Sterling