When Koloc girls do the same, it might not always be the same!
The last weekend marked a racing debut Aliyyah and Yasmeen Koloc at Grobnik, Croatia. And while both young ladies gave it an absolute maximum, the results were different.
Aliyyah’s main goal is to acquire an international racing license by the FIA, which meant she had to do a couple of races at Grobnik near Rijeka.
“When Robin came to me that Aliyyah has two days to do 900 race kilometres with Renault Clio RS, I wasn’t sure if we should go for it. But Aliyyah told us, that it won’t be a problem. On Saturday, she did 430 kilometres, which equals two F1 races,” said her father and Buggyra Racing team owner Martin Koloc.
“And I didn’t even dream that we might end up winning both group Sprints, one Endurance race and a trophy for the best woman in the Clio Cup series.”
She is also a holder of top speed world records with a truck on 500 metres with a standing and a rolling start. And she was not worried about her competition at all.
“I wanted to win everything. But I was told that the European Clio Cup series is highly competitive, so I should take the 5th place as a big success. Let’s wait and see. But four trophies for victories, that’s probably not bad at all,” she said.
On the other hand, her sister Yasmeen drove an F4 single-seater at Grobnik and her journey was a little bit more adventurous.
“When I doing 170 kph, the steering got broken. I began to brake, but then I hit the crash barrier in 120 kph. Quite an adrenalin!” said the 16-year-old, who is already just laughing about it.
However, the team owner and her father Martin Koloc was obviously worried.
“It was fast. Suddenly, there was an impact and then I just heard her on the radio, calling Tomas, Tomas. She was calling for Tomáš Enge. And then there was an ambulance.”
In the end, Yasmeen had just a broken finger on her foot.
“So, it’s actually nothing at all. I can’t wait for the next race,” said the young and very ambitious girl.