sport news Brit Jamie Chadwick becomes first woman to win MRF Challenge

Jamie Chadwick, one of the hottest young talents in British racing, has made history throughout her career, and has continued that trend by winning the MRF Challenge International Series. 

The 20-year-old became the first woman to win the coveted prize after an incredible performance in Chennai, India, on February 10. 

She achieved six victories in the 15 race championship, and came back from a large deficit to win in style at the final event. 

Jamie Chadwick is the first woman to win the MRF Challenge, a coveted motorsport prize

Jamie Chadwick is the first woman to win the MRF Challenge, a coveted motorsport prize

Chadwick overcame a deficit in the championship to win brilliantly in Chennai on Sunday

Chadwick overcame a deficit in the championship to win brilliantly in Chennai on Sunday

The MRF Challenge started at the Dubai Autodrome in November, where Chadwick ended second in the championship standings, 28 points behind Formula Renault driver Max Defourney. 

Chadwick then achieved three wins at the Bahrain GP Circuit in December to reduce the gap, although she was still 18 points behind.

However, in Round 3 in Chennai, Chadwick managed two fifth places and three all-important victories, including a fastest lap, to get 97 points and overtake Defourney by 37 points to claim the title. 

'I'm absolutely delighted. It was hard work, and very physical, especially in this 35C heat, but worth all the effort,' Chadwick said after the final race.  

Chadwick said that it was 'hard work,' but it was 'worth all the effort' ahead of a big 2019 for her

Chadwick said that it was 'hard work,' but it was 'worth all the effort' ahead of a big 2019 for her

'We entered the series quite late, mainly to get some winter training and race fitness, prior to the 2019 season. Some notable names have done MRF in the past and it fitted into my schedule. 

'Of course, as soon as you get in the car

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