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Meet the young sisters speeding to success on the track 

Despite their young age, Freya and Lyla Lovett are already streets ahead on the track.

Stock car racing is probably not the first thing that springs to mind when you think of a young girl's hobby.

But for Freya and Lyla Lovett, there's only one pastime for them.

The pair, from Mastrick in Aberdeen, are still in primary school but they've got big ambitions to progress through the sport.

And they're already making a mark in their custom-made cars.

"You beat all the boys that are on the track, and that have been racing for longer times than you, so it's really overwhelming," ten-year-old Freya says.

She admits that her little sister might beat her one day. "Every time she goes out she gets faster and faster," she adds.

The Lovett family travel all over the UK so the girls can race in their custom-made micro F2 stock cars.

Recently they were closer to home at Crimond Racecourse - impressing the crowds with their speed.

But it's not always easy for parents to watch their children compete.

Mum Clair says: "Freya had a crash a few weeks ago... I think I cried more than she did. But the majority of the time they're good, they come off the track, they're best of pals.

"It keeps them off the streets and it makes a way for their futures."

Dad Paul, a stock car racer himself, is delighted that his daughters share his passion for the sport.

"Freya's got big ambitions, she wants to race the big F1s, so we'll see. [She] was hooked straightaway - I didn't know if Lyla would follow in her footsteps but she obviously has, it's just amazing."

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