She raced to the record books, literally. Amna Al Qubaisi became the first Arab woman to compete in Formula 4. The daughter of prominent Emirati race car driver Khaled Al Qubaisi, her passion for the sport started at 14. In 2018, Amna became the first Middle Eastern woman to participate in a motorsport test program for Formula E — the world’s top electric car racing series.
She drove for the Envision Racing team in Riyadh. What’s more, she is also the first Arab female winner in the single-seater category at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Setting her sights on Formula 1, Al Qubaisi will take on the Formula 3 season this year.