05 Jul '11, 3am
Women hold their own in kart racing The team were formed by motorsports blogger Cheryl Tay, while the other five were ch
IS IT possible to enjoy a sport which is dominated by the opposite sex? For the six kart racers of the only all-women team taking part in the inaugural OCBC Corporate Karting Challenge, the answer is a resounding "yes". The team were formed by motorsports blogger Cheryl Tay, while the other five - Doris Suresh, Michelle Kuek, Nazilah Abdul Rahim, Lemna Parvani Sani and Goh May San - were chosen from over 50 potential female kart racers. "I had this idea to form an all-women kart-racing team when I first heard of the OCBC Corporate Karting Challenge," Tay said. "I was then approached by the business-development director of MindChicClub.com, a sport Web portal, which sponsored both a men's team and this all-female team." All six members had plenty of karting experience. For example, Suresh, the most senior of the bunch at age 42, has been karting since 1990. Although she sto...