It was the first time she had come across sexism in motor racing despite having been in dozens of events and several collisions before.The Aberdeen business student, who escaped uninjured, said: 'As if coming off of the track during a testing session wasn't annoying enough, I had someone trying to make a joke out of my gender and the stereotype that goes with it.'So what if I'm female and I've had an accident?I'm so against stereotyping in my racing.'Taelor, who is looking for sponsorship for next year, added: 'The guys I race with are fantastic - they see me as competition.Not a female - just competition.' In 2015 researchers found that women really were more proficient behind the wheel – they just lacked the confidence to say it.
Taelor Shand was steering her vehicle round a tight corner at the Knockhill Racing Circuit in Scotland when she careered into a barrier after her gearbox failed.
Whether they simply have not found Mr Right, their career is too important or it is simply not a good time, egg freezing offers a chance to cheat the biological clock, a medical conference heard.
Richard Paulson, President Elect of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, said he has advised his own daughters - both in their early 30s - that if they do not have ‘two or three’ children by the age of 35 they should consider egg freezing.
Their problem, according to US and Israeli researchers, is that they are unable to find similarly clever, driven men because fewer males are entering higher education.
Fertility clinics are giving desperate women false hope by exaggerating their success rates with frozen eggs, it was revealed earlier this year.
Career women have long been thought to be putting motherhood on ice because they choose their job over a baby.