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Trailblazers - Formula One racing's fastest females

They may not be household names, but Maria-Teresa de Filippis, Lella Lombardi, Divina Galica, Desire Wilson and Giovanna Amati hold an important place in Formula One history as the only female drivers to have taken part in a world championship event.But this exclusive club will grow by one this week when Williams development driver Susie Wolff takes part in FP1 at Silverstone. To mark the occasion, we remember the pioneering women in whose wheel tracks she'll be following…Maria-Teresa de FilippisAs a youngster, the Naples-born De Filippis was more interested in horses than cars, and only began racing when she was 22 after her brothers bet that she wouldn't be able to drive fast....
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