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De Silvestro set on racing in F1 next year

Simona De Silvestro wants to race in Formula One and Sauber believe she has what it takes to end decades of waiting for a female grand prix driver, team principal Monisha Kaltenborn said on Friday. The 25-year-old Swiss driver told reporters at the Spanish Grand Prix - the first she has attended this season - that she was still aiming to be on the starting grid in 2015. No woman has started a grand prix since Italian Lella Lombardi in 1976. Although British driver Susie Wolff is due to take part in some Friday practice sessions with Williams this season, she will not race. Indian-born Kaltenborn, the only woman principal in the 11-team sport, told Reuters the former IndyCar racer - who...
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