Female Iranian motor sports stars

At 28, Laleh Seddigh is known for her stunning looks and legendary driving skills…A PhD student from Tehran, she has been nicknamed “a little Schumacher” after the German Formula One champion. She has now been given the title of Iran’s best female racing driver.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/4349341.stm

Nora Naraghi is barred by her gender from taking a motorcyle out on Iran’s roads, but has defied discrimination to become the country’s motocross champion…Although women are banned from riding motorcycles on the streets in Iran, scenes of women riding pillion on motorbikes are not unusual.But unlike Saudi Arabia, which is also deeply conservative, they are allowed to drive cars. Some even drive buses and long-haul trucks.”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/expat/expatnews/6857478/Irans-female-motocross-champion-gets-uphill-ride.html

“Iran’s female motorsports champion Zohreh Vatankhah
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/lipstick-revolution-irans-women-are-taking-on-the-mullahs-1632257.html?action=gallery
https://www.facebook.com/zohreh.vatankhah.1356

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