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Women close to F1 breakthrough - Wolff

Development driver Susie Wolff says Formula 1 is 'close' to the time when a woman will next race in a grand prix. The 31-year-old Scot will become the first female to take part in a race weekend in 22 years when she drives in British Grand Prix practice on Friday. 'I wouldn't be doing it if I didn't think it was possible,' Wolff told BBC Sport. Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. // Susie Wolff says she does not believe F1 is 'a man's world' require( ["sportui/empswitch"], function(empswitch) { empswitch.init(); } ); The last woman to race in a world championship F1 grand prix was Italian Lella Lombardi in 1976. 'You have to fight hard to get into F1 and...
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