Susie Wolff becomes 4th woman to drive F1

Wolff is development driver for Williams

SILVERSTONE, England - Susie Wolff is just the fourth woman in a decade to drive a Formula One car.

Wolff, a development driver for Williams, completed 62 miles of Silverstone's international circuit on Wednesday.

She dedicated her first experience to Maria de Villota, who lost the sight in her right eye in a crash in July.

   De Villota tested for Lotus-Renault last year at the Paul Ricard circuit near Marseille. In March she joined Marussia as a test driver, but lost the sight in her right eye in an accident at Duxford Airfield.

"We were in contact a couple of weeks ago and she told me to drive for the both of us now, that I would be out there representing us both," Wolff said.
 

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