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Wolff hopes to inspire more girls to get involved

Susie Wolff will be the first woman to take part in an official Formula 1 session this weekend since Lella Lombardi in 1976, when she gets behind the wheel of Valtteri Bottas's FW36 during practice. Whilst it's unlikely, at the age of 31, that she will progress much further in the sport, she says her main aim is to get more women involved. "If there are just a handful of little girls who are there on Friday and see me driving and suddenly realise they could do the same, that is the biggest positive to come out of it," said the Scottish driver. "It's not a man's world any more. It just needs to be shown that women can compete at that level and then you'll get more and more...
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