Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Engine trouble foils female F1 driver

Susie Wolff's bid to make an impact as the first woman to take part in a Formula One grand prix weekend for 22 years ended prematurely on Friday.

Wolff, driving a Williams, idled to a halt after only three timed laps in the opening practice for the British Grand Prix on Sunday in Silverstone, England.

"The engine has gone — terminal," she was told by her race engineer.

Also, teammate Felipe Massa crashed heavily a few minutes later.

"It was a really tough day, but that's Formula One sometimes," Wolff said. "We had an oil pressure problem which cut the engines. The guys are looking at getting it fixed. … I want to say a huge thank you for all the support. It means a lot and really helps. It was wonderful. Although there's been a lot of media around this run, once I had put the helmet on, that was the best feeling. … Now I'm going to look forward to Hockenheim (the German GP in two weeks)."

NHRA: Points leader Doug Kalitta led Top Fuel qualifying in the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Norwalk, Ohio, with a run of 3.771 seconds at 326.48 mph. Del Worsham topped the Funny Car field, points leader Erica Enders-Stevens took the Pro Stock lead, and Eddie Krawiec was the fastest in Pro Stock Motorcycle.

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