Jutta Kleinschmidt is the first and so far the only woman who has ever taken outright victory in the longest and toughest rally in the world, the Dakar Rally. Her racing career started with motorcycle. After 4 rallies on motorbike she changed to 4 wheels in 1995, and became involved in the development of the most successful rally car, the Mitsubishi Pajero Evo, in which she won the Dakar in 2001. Besides he job as an instructor, she has published her book “Meine Siege bei der Dakar” – My win in Dakar.
Since 2019 she has been President of the FIA Cross Country Commission and decided to join Nasser Al-Attiyah from Qatar and the CUPRA ABT team in a Tavascan XE running the Extreme E. Championship.
Discipline: Cross country rally
Sports, computer technology, flying
Dakar Rally Champion 2001
What music do you like to listen to when you drive?
When driving I prefer to listen to the radio and to information.
Do you have any mileage that you fancy the most to drive, why this one?
Too me, my experience of mileage is depending on the current traffic situation and on my personal situation
What is your best tip to drive smart?
I find it important to foresee the drive ahead, so you don't need to break, accelerate, break again all the time.
Why should anyone join your team?
Because we are the coolest team and we have lots of fun.