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F1 to get first female driver since 1992?

by | 19th, February 2009

DANICA Patrick is the most attractive professional racing driver in the world as her latest shoot for Sports Illustrated shows and as such she is a hugely marketable sportswoman.

So it’s no surprise that F1’s next team, the American USF1 outfit which plans to race from 2010, has offered Patrick a test drive.

It’s a shrewd move by the suits behind USF1 even if they have no intention of giving Patrick a seat, the fact they are willing to give her the chance has already generated plenty of publicity.

F1 hasn’t featured a woman driver since the 1992 season, when Giovanna Amati attempted to qualify for the first three grands prix of the year in a truly awful

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