Meet The UAE's First-Ever Top Female Race Drivers

BY Kasia Truscott / Nov 27 2019 / 11:49 AM

The Al Qubaisi sisters are preparing to make their debut in the F4UAE series at Yas Marina Circuit this weekend

Meet The UAE's First-Ever Top Female Race Drivers

It's proving to be a big year for Arab women on the race track.

With the count down to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019 already in full swing, two female Emirati race drivers will be bringing the girl power to the supporting F4UAE Trophy Round this weekend at the Yas Marina Circuit.

Amna and Hamda Al Qubaisi, daughters of the UAE's very first motorsport star, Khaled Al Qubaisi, are following in the footsteps of their father and quickly making waves in the racing industry. 

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19-year old Amna broke out into the single-seaters ranking in 2018, becoming the first Emirati female racing driver to reach that level in the process. She went on to compete in the Italian F4 championship, and was one of nine females to take part in the testing of a Formula E car for Envision Virgin Racing, that came just months after women were legally allowed to drive in Saudi Arabia.

Her sister, Hamda, is thriving at just 17 years old, still developing her success story with two appearances alongside her sister already made in Italy this year.

This weekend, the sisters will race once again as teammates in their homeland, representing the Abu Dhabi Racing team in the F4UAE series.

Now that's what we call girl power.

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