Wolff at the door in her bid to rewrite F1 history books

Published: 25/02/2014

Oban’s Susie Wolff is hoping the evolution of her Formula One career will see her go on to compete in a grand prix.

As part of her expanded development driver role with Williams, Wolff will this season become the first woman in 22 years to take part in an F1 event.

The plan is for Wolff to run at Silverstone and Hockenheim – two tracks the 31-year-old Scot knows well – in the first practice sessions ahead of the British and German grands prix in July. Not since Giovanna Amati, who failed to qualify for Brabham in the 1992 Brazilian Grand Prix at Interlagos, has a woman competed in F1.

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