Women of Saudi Arabia have been proving their capabilities each and everyday ever since the Kingdom opened up so many ways for them to shine, and now a Saudi woman is about to hit yet another milestone.
Our heroine this time is 27 year-old Reema Juffali who is the first Saudi female racer to be competing at this year’s forthcoming international series. Juffali was the first Saudi female race licence holder who just competed in last Saturday’s TRD 86 Cup at Yas Marina Circuit.
Now, Juffali is about to make history this month by participating in the Diriyah Circuit, she will be competing along the official race for the Diriyah E Prix and will be acting as the VIP driver for the doubleheader-opening weekend taking place at the UNESCO World Heritage site
“I’ll be joining Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY as a VIP Driver for the upcoming support race to the fiaformulae in Diriyah. I’m really looking forward to racing on home soil for the first time.” Juffali expressed her excitement on her official Instagram page.
“To be the first Saudi woman to drive in an international race series back home is something that I never imagined…hopefully we’ll get a lot of girls and women to start thinking about racing, there’s no limit to the kind of career path that you want to take.” She said.
Watch the full IGTIV video below to know more about the racer and the upcoming competition.
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Vintage Cars Pop in Jeddah
In five days, an international motor show, will take place in Jeddah. The Jeddah superdome, 6th December and until 10th of December, will be one of the biggest international motor shows. The exhibition is sponsored by the ministry of transport and logistics and organized by the Salah company. The Jeddah Superdome, has set a world Record for being the largest freestanding dome in the world, in contrast to the Tokyo Dome which formerly held the title, with 206 meters. Located on the Madinah Road, West of King Abdallah sport City, the Jeddah Superdome has an internal area of 24,000 square meters, and a height of 46 meters, with a diameter of 210 meters, a parking space that accommodates 5200 viceless. The exhibition includes many experiences such as drifting, with professional drivers, on dedicated racks, go karting, off road experience with SUVs with professional drivers in a dedicated circuit, and an opportunity to drive the car of your dreams. In addition to restaurants, cafes that suit all of your tastes. The exhibition includes many important car agencies and exclusive launches of many vintage and antique cars presented for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to an auction of rare classic cars, with more than 35 luxury and rare cars on display. The auction was held by the Silverstone auctioneers, the biggest UK classic car auction house. The event is the biggest in its name, and the car industry, featuring the oldest cars, but unfortunately nothing was sold.
Beaches of the Kingdom Are About to Get Cleaner with This New Campaign
Beaches of the Kingdom are about to get cleaner with the ‘Let’s Make Them Cleaner’ initiative, which was launched on Friday by the Saudi Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development.
Professional divers are taking part of the campaign as volunteers who are ready to clean the beaches and seabeds of Saudi Arabia, in order to save the marine environment from pollution.
The initiative is one of the events launched for Saudi and International Volunteer Day, which is celebrated every year on the 5th of December.
Entitles ‘Ataa Watan,’ the event covers several programs and activities across Saudi Arabia, they were held in partnership with government bodies and NGOs.
So far, the ministry launched five initiatives throughout this year, as part of the Voluntary Work Platform it launched on March 31, 2020.