In the history of the World Rally Championship (WRC), Michele Mouton, the first and only female rally driver to win a race, met in Marmaris with a similar Audi vehicle he used in the race he won in 1981.
Audi's legendary quattro all-wheel drive system celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the 'quattro' with various events all over the world, Audi does not forget the legends that contributed to quattro becoming a legend.
Michele Mouton, the first and only female driver to win a race in World Rally Championship (WRC) history, is one of them.
2020 FIA World Rally Championship 5th race with and the Republic of Turkey Presidential patronage, Turkey Automobile Sports Federation (TOSFED) organized by Turkey Michele Mouton from Marmaris to Rally, where he encountered a big surprise.
The legendary pilot met with a similar Audi quattro vehicle he used in the Sanremo Rally, which he won in 1981, which caused his name to be written in gold letters in the history of motor sports.
Michele Mouton, “40 years have passed, I haven't forgotten quattro…”
Saying that he made a journey to the past when he saw the Audi quattro vehicle, Mouton stated that he could not forget it in the past 40 years and that the Audi brand was always with him. Michele Mouton, who said that he competed in the WRC as an Audi driver between 1981 and 1985, said that they achieved many successful results during this period, including rallies in Portugal, Greece and Brazil. the race was the Sanremo Rally. It was absolutely fascinating to see what is possible in the Audi quattro. While this race allowed me to be a part of the family, it was also extremely important as we proved that women can also come to the top in this sport. ” said.
We will see more women in motor sports
Michèle Mouton, who has been the chairman of the Women in Motorsport Commission (WIMC) - Women in Motorsport Commission, which is currently under the FIA, since its establishment in 2009, said that they are working towards the inclusion of more women in this sport. Michele Mouton stated that the commission was established to promote the place of women in motor sports, to encourage more participation of women in this sport, and to show that motor sports are open to women in all aspects. Mouton: “By investing and encouraging the future in motor sports, where many successful women take part, this sport; We aim to ensure that more women participate in every field from piloting to organization, from technical service to management. " said.