Enterprising Saudi creeps in F1-racing car

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LE CASTELLET – The entrepreneurial Aseel al-Hamad has the end of the autorijverbod for Saudi Arabian women’s Sunday celebrated in a special way. She switched on the circuit of Le Castellet for the start of the Grand prix of France in a formula 1 racing car and tore a time in the round.

Al-Hamad, also the first female board member of the Saudi motorsportfederatie, had the decision about the Lotus-Renault in which the Finnish driver Kimi Räikkönen in 2012, the GP of Abu Dhabi won.

“Be able to do this on the day that women are allowed to drive a car in the streets of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia shows just what can be achieved with passion and the courage to dream”, said the interior designer, who earlier this year, a Ferrari purchased for daily use as soon as that was allowed.

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