29 Jun '11, 10am

All-women racing team gets first S'porean She will represent Singapore in the four-person Red Bull Rookies motor-racing

All-women racing team gets first S'porean She will represent Singapore in the four-person Red Bull Rookies motor-racing

Both of them have little interest in motor sports and watch Formula One only occasionally. Yet, Ms Emmiline Ang and Ms Melissa Huang found themselves the last two standing for the sole Singaporean representation spot in the four-person Red Bull Rookies motor-racing team. While Ms Ang eventually took the coveted spot after a final time trial at the Sepang International Circuit on Monday, the two had become good friends in the course of the selection process and were supportive of each other. Said Ms Huang, a 27-year-old nurse: “I had great fun, and that’s most important. I’d not driven on the track under competitive conditions before, and I was trying to apply all that I’d learnt from the defensive- and advanced-driving courses. “My mum has been nagging me to pull out of the competition since I joined, as she thinks it is dangerous. Well, she should be happy that I didn’t w...

Full article: http://www.divaasia.com/article/13720

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