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Matric Student from Daniel Technical High School that is based in Kariega (Uitenhage) Ashely Pape took another step forward when Timekeeping the National Championship event for SA GT & South Africa Endurance Series for cars held at the Aldo Scribante Raceway on the 5th August 2023.

Ashely has been in training at Club & Regional events and was given the opportunity to work at a National Championship event.

Motorsport South Africa’s (MSA) Chairman of the Events Safety & Technical Panel, Sparky Bright had the following to say: “Ashley Pape has excelled at the task as a timekeeper of the past regional events, and it was a no brainer to promote her to National level events. I am extremely proud of the progress being made with officials like Ashley Pape, and to see her succeeding in what is deemed a man’s sport is so exciting. With the Daniel Motorsport program nearly reaching it’s 20-year celebration of existence we are proud to be empowering young woman in motorsport”.

Chairman of MSA, Anton Roux said “This is very remarkable during August which is woman’s month – well done Ashley. The project with the Daniel Technical School can be used as a model throughout our country to get more people involved in motorsport”

Photography by: Jeff Latham

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