Tuesday, August 16, 2011

16-Year-Old Girl Wins Dutch Supercar Challenge


Fascinating racing news: In her recent sports car race debut, 16-year-old Beitske Visser took victory in the Dutch Supercar Challenge. Don't let her young age and cute smile fool you: she drives a powerful 500-HP car and beat many experienced race drivers to the checkered flag. She managed this spectacular win despite receiving a 25-second penalty on top of a drive through penalty!
It turns out this impressive win is no fluke: Beitske has been racing karts since the age of 5 as part of a professional driver program and she won a few races in one of the top European Championship karting classes. I'd love to invite her to our local autocross series - I bet she would do really well in it! Can anyone help me pick the airfare? I'll offer my car.

4 comments:

  1. This is fantastic news! I bet it won't be long before a girl like that wins a major series like Formula 1!

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  2. I'm actually a little sad that this didn't make bigger news somewhere...

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  3. Wait, it did make BIG news: it's on this website :o)

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