Sebastian Vettel contributed his grain of sand for equality in Saudi Arabia

Taking advantage of the category's arrival in Saudi Arabia, it carried out an action in support of Saudi women.

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In the preview of the first Saudi Arabian Grand Prix de F1, which takes place this weekend in the framework of the penultimate date of the World Cup, the German Sebastian Vettel, very committed to social causes, he decided to organize a karting race in which only women participated.

This initiative of the pilot of Aston Martin It was intended to support the women's movement in a country where they are not granted the same rights as men. In fact, women couldn't drive before 2017

Sebastian Vettel

In the event they have participated eight women of different ages, to which the Aston Martin driver has been advising and offering his point of view in aspects related to driving, but also day-to-day.

“I organized my own karting event today and we had a group of eight girls and women on the track. I tried to share with them some of my experiences both in life and on the track in order to increase their confidence, ”explained Vettel.

“The most important thing for me has been meeting some of those women; It has been a very inspiring day and a great way to start this racing weekend. That is the most important thing for me, you have to look at the positive side”Added the four-time Formula 1 champion.

Vettel also spoke out about the cultural situation in Saudi Arabia. “If we look at Europe there are many things that should improve, but the positive is that some are changing; and that has a lot of value for these people. It is difficult for us to come to a country and judge everything that happens in two days, because we do not know the environment and the people here ”, he pondered.

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