Haas and Ferrari announce feminine motorists for their F1 Academy marketing campaign
Ferrari and Haas have turn into the newest F1 groups to affirm their nominated driver for the 2024 F1 Academy year, with Maya Weug and Chloe Chambers obtaining been
Ferrari have exposed that Maya Weug will depict them in the F1 Academy in 2024. Born in Spain, Weug also retains Belgian and Dutch nationalities. Starting up to contend in karting aged 7, she went on to get pleasure from a effective operate, like profitable the 2016 WSK Remaining Cup.
She went on to turning into the inaugural winner of the FIA Ladies on Keep track of – Mounting Stars programme, turning into the initial girl to safe a area in the Food and drug administration.
Stepping up to solitary-seaters in 2021, Weug experienced two consecutive strategies in Italian F4, earning a finest outcome of sixth. Final 12 months observed the 19-12 months-outdated be a part of the Formulation Regional European Championship by Alpine grid, declaring a single rookie victory along with a number of leading-ten finishes.
“I’m tremendous thrilled to get again on keep track of this year! I’m confident it will be a excellent year doing the job collectively with these types of a prestigious crew as PREMA in the 2nd 12 months of an exciting class like F1 Academy,” explained Weug.
“It is a excellent honor to depict Ferrari all over again this year and I just cannot wait around to proceed the tricky function with the Academy and PREMA to get ready the year the finest way attainable!”
PREMA Racing Crew Principal Rene Rosin extra: “We deeply highly regarded Maya as a competitor, and we ended up constantly amazed by her opportunity and achievements. We are definitely delighted to lastly get her on board for the 2nd year of F1 Academy, and we feel we will do a excellent position collectively.
“Our lineup is definitely promising, with 3 fantastic racers and the help of 3 excellent Formulation one groups. We are very pleased of the rely on we obtained and are unable to wait around for the year to start out.”
Let us GO MAYA 👏We’re delighted to announce @WeugMaya will be racing with @PREMA_Crew for the @f1academy 2024 year 😍#Food and drug administration #F1Academy pic.twitter.com/bOIAOU3wzw
— Ferrari Driver Academy (@insideFDA) January eighteen, 2024
Somewhere else, Haas has declared that they have extra Chloe Chambers to their F1 Academy programme. The 19-12 months-outdated commenced karting aged 8, profitable a number of regional and nationwide Championships. In 2020, aged sixteen, she claimed the Guinness Earth Document for the quickest car slalom.
Stepping up to solitary-seaters the subsequent 12 months, she competed in the Formulation four United States Championship right before going to W Sequence in 2022.
Final 12 months, Chambers designed heritage in the Castrol Toyota Formulation Regional Oceania Championship, turning into the New Zealand-centered series’ initial feminine polesitter and winner, and acquiring the “Most Enhanced Driver” award. In addition, she competed in the Porsche Dash Problem North The usa.
“I’m tremendous thrilled to be driving for MoneyGram Haas F1 Crew with Campos Racing in F1 Academy,” explained Chambers. “Having the backing of Haas is heading to open up several doorways for new encounters and it is heading to be a area exactly where I can understand.
“I’m thrilled to be heading to Miami for Haas’s and my dwelling race, which is a race I’m seeking ahead to. It is my initial year in F1 Academy, so I’m seeking ahead to having superior benefits and producing as a driver. I did some tests above the wintertime with Campos Racing, and the crew and I function pretty properly collectively.”
Talking of the information, Haas Crew Principal Ayao Komatsu extra: “As a father to two karting fans myself, I know the relevance of illustration in encouraging the subsequent technology to just take that leap and observe their goals.
“It was excellent to fulfill Chloe and see her enthusiasm for the year in advance, and the crew extensively liked having to know her at the manufacturing unit – from talking with our engineers, collaborating in pit prevent apply and endeavor her initial media obligations. MoneyGram Haas F1 Crew entirely supports Formulation one and F1 Academy in its aims, and we’re dedicated to escalating the expertise pool of younger ladies and females coming into the activity, employing our assets.”