Shillong( Meghalaya), July 11 : Her passion, sincerity and dedication for wheels has taken her to the position where she is today . Meet Shillong's Phoebe Dale Nongrum who is part of the first-ever Formula LGB 4 women's team.
30 -year old Phoebe has been selected to be a part of a professional racing team, the Ahura racing.
Ahura racing, formed in 2017, is owned by Sarosh Hataria, a successful hand at the Formula LGB 4 circuit.
This young lass had to fight it out with 60 women to finally make it to Formula LGB 4 team.Apart from Phoebe 11 other girls have also been selected .
Being the only woman from the region to be part of a Formula LGB 4 team, Phoebe'sjourney was not an easy one.
While pursuing her academic career ,she took up a job in Bangalore and worked for 10 years . In 2016 she returned back to her hometown - Shillong. Next year , Phoebe participated in auto cross rallies across Shillong , Itanagar , Guwahati and Dimapur.
Bold and confident , Phoebe has now decided to take up racing as her career but the logistical costs are going to be high Throughout ,her career her father , an IPS officer in Meghalaya has been supporting her . Now, the expenses are going to be much higher and she is looking for sponsors to support her mission .
Phoebe is going to Coimbatore in August this year to undergo an intensive training on circuit racing to hone her skills as she is quite new to circuit racing .
She is very confident of getting onto the podiums but the journey is going to be tough . She would first try to get to BMW F 4, F- 8 and finally F-1.
Here is wishing her all the best in this mission .