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Competitions of speed autotesting on International Women’s Day


Both professionals and amateurs participated in the competitions.

At stake – a victory in four categories.

The event was held on the main square of Kharkiv – Freedom Square.

“It was a big space with traffic cones. It was necessary to drive the track for the shortest possible time using the engine at full capacity and hand brake. The autos literally flew in the drift. I mean, it’s a real race, real competition, real discipline,” said Alexey Besedin, president of the automobile club “Kharkiv “.

hqdefault (5)At the competitions of the national racing series of Ukraine participants came from all over the country. Almost half of them women.

“It’s a good event, it is the best holiday for female auto enthusiasts. I like everything but I am very nervous because I will drive this car for the first time. The goal was to master the rear-wheel drive and it is not come easily to me,” said participant Victoria Sitnikova.

The first on the track were women. Everyone had four attempts to improve their results. Men recognized, today women took the lead.

hqdefault (3)Participant of the competitions Victor Dikiy noticed: “The men who think that women drive worse than they are, they are deeply mistaken because some of “driveresses” are top class.”

This is the first slalom timed to coincide with Women’s Day after an interval of almost three years, according to the organizers. Many female participants perform at such competitions for the first time.

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