Katherine Legge says she can’t wait to get behind the wheel of the Odyssey 21 SUV that will be used by the new Extreme E all electric SUV racing series.

It was announced on Thursday that the new series which will launch in 2021 will see teams run two drivers one male and who female sharing their SUV. The provisional schedule has been released comprising of five events.

23-24 January: Lac Rose, Dakar, Senegal
5-6 March: Al-‘Ula, Saudi Arabia
14-15 May: Kali Gandaki Valley, Mustang District, Nepal
28-29 August: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
30-31 October: Santarém, Pará, Brazil

Legge who has competed in CART, DTM, and IndyCar commented saying:

Have you guys heard that @extremeelive are going to have a male and female driver in EVERY team?!… this is awesome news for equality… bravo 👏
Can’t wait to drive one of these bad boys!

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