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First two Saudi women granted licenses to participate in Dakar Rally

Saudi Arabia has granted the necessary licenses for the participation of its female drivers Dania Akeel and Mashael Al-Obeidan in the Saudi Dakar Rally 2022, making them the first two Saudi women participating in the race.

The two drivers will take part in the 44th edition of the Dakar Rally that is scheduled to be launched on Jan. 1, 2022, in the T3 category onboard Can-Am Maverick that was equipped by the South Racing team with light vehicles whose speed can reach up to 135 kilometres per hour and for distances of up to 600 kilometres per day under extreme conditions throughout a tough program of 12 days.


Saudi Gazette
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