Simona De Silvestro a ‘woman of worth’

Riley Riley

Swiss race ace Simona De Silvestro has been named Woman of Worth by judges of the Women’s World Car of the Year.

It’s an award given annually by Women’s World Car of the Year to highlight the role of a woman in the automotive world.

The Swiss-Italian is the first full-time driver in Australian Supercars which she joined in 2017.

She is one of only 31 women to compete at the famous Australian event, the Bathurst 1000.

She has previously driven for Andretti Autosport in the 2015/16 season of the FIA Formula E Championship.

In 2010 she was Indianapolis Rookie of the Year.

In 2020 she was a factory Porsche GT driver for Timo Bernhard’s Team 75 before switching to Herberth Motorsport for the 2021 ADAC GT Masters Series.

In 2022 she returned to the IndyCar Series in North America with a minimum three-race programme partnered with Ed Carpenter Racing.

President of Woman’s World Car of the Year, Marcia Garcia, said congratulations must go to Simona who deserves the Woman of Worth Award for 2022.

The organisation will make arrangements to contact Simona and plan to present a trophy and certificate.


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