Team Renault Sport in honor of his 40 years of participation in “Formula-1” has invited 79-year-old Irish woman rosemary Smith, who in his youth participated in rally racing, to ride behind the wheel of a racing car.
At a young age, she chose the profession of dressmaker and even opened your own shop tailoring in Dublin, reports Carscoops.
However, everything changed when one of the customers invited the young rosemary to try his hand at a rally. In the end, Smith found his calling. In career she has received numerous awards and international recognition, winning a race such as the Tulip Rally in the Netherlands in 1965. After retirement, the woman opened his own driving school using training Renault Clios.
Rosemary Smith drove on the highway driving the 800-horsepower race car Lotus Lotus-Renault E21 2013, which was repainted in the current livery of the team.
Sharing impressions about the last test drive, rosemary admitted that all drivers dream to drive race cars. “The car is very different from rally cars, to which I am accustomed, but it was an amazing experience,” she said.