‘What a blast!’ Emma Raducanu will get behind wheel of Porsche Carerra

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The 19-year-old from Bromley took the tennis world by storm when she gained final yr’s US Open – and confirmed off her driving abilities behind the wheels of a 190mph sports activities automotive.

Raducanu posted video on Instagram of her taking a 911 Carerra S for a spin on the Porsche Expertise Centre at Silverstone alongside Australian former Method 1`driver Mark Webber.

The teenager sensation is one thing of petrolhead, having raced go-karts and motocross as a baby, and clearly relished her likelihood to drive one of many world’s quickest highway vehicles.

Emma Raducanu together with her teacher

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“Mission drifting + my favorite sort of [doughnut emoji] silverstone was a blast,” she wrote within the submit.

Raducanu, who’s a model ambassador for Porsche, stated she discovered her experience “plenty of enjoyable”.

“It’s like enjoying a tennis match; studying the place to push and the right way to work with the automotive to get the most effective outcomes. My teacher Graham gave me a lot of good recommendation. I realized rather a lot and am already wanting ahead to coming again”.

Webber, who competed in F1 from 2002 to 2013, stated: “I’ve met many prime sportspeople and their focus and dedication to be the most effective they are often is at all times crystal clear.

“These qualities had been plain to see when Emma drove me within the 911 right this moment, the identical grit you see on the tennis courtroom!”

Raducanu grew to become the primary qualifier in historical past to win a tennis Grand Slam when she gained the US Open final September age simply 18 with a sensational run of victories.

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She is warming as much as defend her title and can tomorrow tackle one other bucket-list problem when she performs idol Serena Williams within the first spherical of the Cincinnati Masters.


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