Remarkable number of female entrants at 33rd 2CV 24 Hours at Snetterton
This weekend's prestigious Citroen Classic 2CV 24 hour race at Snetterton will feature a total of 12 female drivers among the grid of 30 cars - including two all-female teams fighting for top honours.
This weekend will mark the 33rd running of the prestigious Citroen Classic 2CV 24 hour race which takes place on the Snetterton 200 layout in Norfolk. Along with Citroen 2CV machines, a host of Mini Grande cars will compete in a total entry of 30 cars making it one of the largest grids in recent years.
Among the grid there will be a total of 12 female drivers, including two all-female teams fighting for top honours. Experienced Citroen 2CV drivers Julie Walford (Rosie/Walford Racing) and Jennifer Hall (Pork Pie Racing) will compete in the 2CV class and be aiming for top honours.
Hannah Newton will also be taking to the track for the Stock Tarts team in her #35 machine.
Also in the 2CV class will be an all-French team (Frogettes) featuring Sophie Roche, Hélène Dallet, Manon Gauthier and Exaline Lizot.
The Mini Grande class will also feature a plethora of female drivers, with the all-female team of Robyn English, Sami Bowler, Alice Hughes and Bethany Hughes (Not Fast But Furious) aiming to use their Mini experience to challenge for the class victory.
French racer Hélène Coutant (Mini Frog) will also be looking to get to grips with the Snetterton 200 circuit with her French teammates as they make the trip to compete in this historic race.
The 24 hour race will begin on Saturday at 3pm local time and will be live streamed on the BARC YouTube page.