Saudi's First Female Crane Driver in Race Competitions

  • Publish date: Monday، 14 February 2022
Saudi's First Female Crane Driver in Race Competitions
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Merryhan Al-Baz’, 30, participated in the Diriyah E-Prix 2022 as a recovery marshal last month, becoming the world’s first female crane driver in race competitions.

Recovery marshals must clean up the circuit immediately after an accident happens in order for a race to continue its course.

There are four types of marshals at the E-Prix; fire, recovery, flag, and trackside. Al-Baz' to Arab News that authorities saw her capabilities and assigned her to join the recovery marshal team.

Al-Baz registered at an institute in Jeddah to receive a certificate to pursue her career in a more official manner.

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