Saudi Arabia's first female Formula driver Reema Juffali steps up to F3

Juffali begins rookie season in BRDC British Formula 3 Championship

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Reema Juffali is taking the world of motorsport by storm. Born in Jeddah, the 29-year-old is Saudi Arabia's first female professional Formula race car driver and is quickly moving up the ranks.

Following her first major career win at Abu Dhabi's Yas Marina Circuit in 2018, Juffali is now is looking forward to taking on new challenges in her rookie season in the BRDC British Formula 3 Championship, having made the leap from F4 at the beginning of the year.

The 2021 British F3 championship gets under way at Brands Hatch on Sunday.

Now, racing for Douglas Motorsport, not only will she face increased downforce while racing in her new category, but Juffali will also take on a host of new tracks including Silverstone.

"My career highlight has probably been the first win in Abu Dhabi," she tells The National, but her dream is to take the title at Le Mans.

It will be a major task, but Juffali sure has what it takes.