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Renault hands the keys to F1 to first Saudi Arabian woman driver

On the very day Saudi Arabia lifts the ban on women driving in the Kingdom, Aseel Al-Hamad, the first female member of the Saudi Arabian Motorsport Federation, has been given the opportunity to drive a 2012 F1 car at Paul Ricard. The charming Miss Aseel, a member of the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission, will be behind the wheel of Renault's E20 on Sunday for a demo run in the car that won the 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix with Kimi Raikkonen. "I have loved racing and motorsport from a very young age and to drive a Formula 1 car goes even beyond my dreams and what I thought was possible," said Al-Hamad. "It is a genuine honour to drive the Renault Sport Formula One Team E20 car...
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