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Vettel organises women-only karting race in Saudi Arabia

Article To news overview © Aston Martin Sebastian Vettel took it upon himself to organise a karting event for women in Saudi Arabia ahead of Formula 1's inaugural race in the Kingdom this weekend. Women have only been permitted to drive in Saudi Arabia since mid-2018, and Formula 1's arrival in the country has brought into focus some of the country's less progressive viewpoints on human rights. Rather than focusing on the negative aspects of these mentalities or restrictions, Vettel invited some women along to race with him and spoke about the experience on Thursday at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit. "It was really, really exciting," Vettel told accredited media, including...
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