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The 2nd fragment of the FIA Girls folk in Motorsport Commission’s revolutionary expertise detection and nurturing programme is determined to open subsequent week when the chosen younger female racers from world broad convene at the Circuit Paul Ricard for the first shoot-out and practising camp.

In June 2020, the FIA Girls folk in Motorsport Commission launched the ‘FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars’ programme, in association with its first accomplice, Scuderia Ferrari. The challenge goals to name the supreme 12-16 year recurring female drivers from around the sector and help them reach a authentic profession in motor sport at the most serious age of boost. Area to final evaluate at the dwell of this year’s programme, one in every of the drivers might also very successfully be awarded a one-year contract with the Ferrari Driver Academy for an FIA System 4 season in 2021, with her potentially making history by turning into Ferrari’s first-ever female racer.

 

“I am satisfied we’re indirectly ready to welcome our younger racers to the first shoot-out,” said Michèle Mouton, President of the FIA Girls folk in Motorsport Commission. “This is an well-known opportunity for them and surely concrete pork up for younger ladies who’re competing at the grassroots stage of the sport and hoping to climb additional up the ladder. It is an intense programme, because it might maybe maybe well maybe peaceable be, and I am obvious competition will most doubtless be excessive with the total ladies eying the top aim of working with Ferrari, our amazing accomplice of the programme.”  

 

Following a world detection amongst the FIA’s 145 nationwide carrying authorities who nominated their most promising younger expertise, 20 drivers from five continents will snatch fragment in this main two-day shoot-out (12-13 October). Hosted by the Winfield Racing Faculty, the enduring and ancient racing faculty basically based mostly at the Circuit Paul Ricard, the people will most doubtless be assessed on computer screen in an identical Praga karts as successfully as astray in workshops overlaying psychology, bodily and media practising.

 

The 20 people from five continents are:

 

Participant

Date of beginning

Nationality

Astrid ALMLÖF

15

Swedish

Julia AYOUB

15

Brazilian

Antonella BASSANI

14

Brazilian

Jessica EDGAR

15

British

Matilde FERREIRA

14

Portuguese

Aashi HANSPAL

13

Indian

Esmee KOSTERMAN

15

Dutch

Lola LOVINFOSSE

15

French

Mariana MACHADO

16

Portuguese

Toni NAUDÉ

14

Swiss

Juju NODA

14

Japanese

Freya NORMANN

13

Danish

Doriane PIN

16

French

Tyler Jean ROBINSON

12

South African

Kristina SHIPKOVA

14

Russian

Milla SJÖSTRAND

12

Swedish

Ella STEVENS

14

British

Maya WEUG

16

Dutch/Belgian

Kinga WOJCIK

15

Polish

Lilly ZUG

14

German

Participants who had been unable to run due to COVID-19 restrictions will qualify for the 2nd demand expertise in 2021 (area to age eligibility).

 

After the two-day shoot-out, up to twelve drivers will then be chosen to undergo a 3-day practising camp, also at the Winfield Racing Faculty, which genuine away follows the shoot-out (14-16 October). Once more, riding abilities and progression will most doubtless be assessed, and the ladies might per chance maybe even snatch fragment in additional workshops overlaying nutrition and stress administration, as successfully as simulator practising. Up to eight drivers will then be chosen to pass on to the 2nd practising camp at Circuit Paul Ricard from 2-4 November.

 

Once this 2nd System 4 practising camp has been done, up to four drivers will most doubtless be chosen to help the Ferrari Driver Academy in Maranello, also in November, for the top fragment of their FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars scurry.

Indicate to media: Media are invited on Tuesday 13 October when FIA President Jean Todt, and President of the FIA Girls folk in Motorsport Commission, Michèle Moutonwill most doubtless be in attendance. To register, please contact wecom@fia.com


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