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’s Journey 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 autocross 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 .