Behnaz Shafie is the first female road racer in homeland

Behnaz Shafiei is a motocross rider and road racer raised in Karaj. She is a motocross rider and the only Iranian female rider to have done professional road racing. Shafiei’s obsession started when she was on a family holiday. She was 15 back then and that was the first time she saw a woman on a motorbike. Shafiei went for one ride and loved it since.