21 Feb '11, 3pm

Cheryl Tay, the girl who loves cars and motorsports gets interviewed on Channel News Asia on: women and motor...

Cheryl Tay, the girl who loves cars and motorsports gets interviewed on Channel News Asia on: women and motor...

SINGAPORE: Women and motor sports are getting into higher gear in Singapore, with more events being organised as interest in them picks up speed. Red Bull is launching an inaugural search in Singapore for a woman driver to race in the upcoming 1,000-kilometre race in Sepang. 24 were shortlisted, and six will be picked for intensive training for the one spot, to race for its Rookies Team in December 2011. Joining the Singapore representative will be three other drivers, two from Malaysia and one from Brunei. Some of the participants feel that the lack of female racers in professional racing is not due to a lack of talent. One of the participants, student and motoring enthusiast, Nanthini Thirumoorthi, said: "I don't think it is because of lack of talent, I just think it is a lack of exposure and the lack of maybe courage for women to step up, so hopefully with competitions ...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/sportsnews/view/11...

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