HISTORIC DRIVE BY SAUDI WOMAN AS DRIVING BAN LIFTS

  • Saudi woman racer Aseel Al Hamad commemorates the reversal of the ban on female drivers with a lap of honour in her home country
  • Today, Jaguar and Aseel join forces to remember this historic day each year by kicking off World Driving Day –  a global program which invites both men and women to celebrate the enjoyment of driving now and in the future
  • Aseel, who has never raced in her home country before, completed the emotional drive in a Jaguar F-TYPE
  • Watch the video of Aseel’s drive here.  Jaguar was built for people who love driving and so today we invite anyone who is as passionate about driving as we are, to share a photo or video of their ultimate driving memory (image or anecdote) using the #worlddrivingday

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 24 June 2018:Female racing driver Aseel Al Hamad celebrated the end of the ban on women drivers with a lap of honour in a Jaguar F-TYPE.

Aseel, the first female board member of the Saudi Arabian Motor Federation, had never driven on a track in her home country before.

Aseel joined Jaguar in a call for June 24thto be known as World Driving Day – a day when finally, the whole world can enjoy the thrill of being behind the wheel of a car. On World Driving Day Jaguar invites people to share a memory of their best driving moment (image or anecdote) using the #worlddrivingday.