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Schoolgirls swap classrooms for go-karts

Dozens of schoolgirls have been swapping their classrooms, for go-karts.

It was all part of a special event to inspire the next generation, of female motorsport enthusiasts.

As Andrew Pate reports.

Andrew spoke to Founder of Dare to Be Different, Susie Wolff and Racing Driver, Nathalie McGloin.

Tributes pour in for Jules Bianchi

Tributes have been flooding in, after the death of French Formula 1 driver Jules Bianchi. The Oxfordshire-based Marussia (now known as Manor) driver died after being in a coma for several months, following a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix.

A statement from his team described him as a shining talent destined for great things.

"Words cannot describe the enormous sadness within our team this morning, as we come to terms with losing Jules. He has left an indelible mark on all our lives, and will forever be part of everything we have achieved, and everything we will strive for going forward."

"Last night we lost a truly great guy and a real fighter - my sincerest condolences to his family and friends."

– Jenson Button - Formula 1 driver

"An untold talent, and a potential world champion in the making".

– Eddie Jordan - Formula 1 analyst
Jules Bianchi dies Credit: ITV News

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