Kush Maini joins Alpine Academy
Method One’s Anglo-French outfit Alpine has introduced that FIA Method two driver Kush Maini has joined their youthful driver programme, the Alpine Academy.
At this time competing in his rookie FIA Method two year with Campos Racing, Maini secured his very first F2 podium with a 3rd-location end in the Dash Race in Australia and his greatest Qualifying final result of 2nd at Silverstone. The Bangalore-born Indian driver at the moment sits just outside the house of the top rated ten in the championship standings, owning secured eleven issue scoring finishes throughout the year.
The 23-yr-outdated driver will be part of Alpine Academy line-up which at the moment capabilities motorists this sort of as BWT Alpine F1 Staff Reserve Driver Jack Doohan and 2022 FIA Method three Winner Victor Martins, and has a host of productive graduates which include latest F1 motorists Zhou Guanyu and Oscar Piastri, and Olli Caldwell who at the moment competes for Alpine Elf Stamina Staff.
Commenting on the announcement, Kush Maini mentioned: “I am tremendous energized to be becoming a member of the Alpine Academy. It is a aspiration occur correct to be linked with a staff like BWT Alpine F1 Staff, the place I can master and develop to ideally a person working day be all set to consider the action into Method one. A huge thank you to Alpine for believing in me and supplying me this chance.”
Alpine Sporting Director Julian Rouse commented: “We are content to welcome Kush into the Alpine Academy. He is a youthful expertise who we believe that has powerful likely and will be a excellent asset to our driver growth programme.
“he Alpine Academy will enter its ninth yr in 2024 and at the moment capabilities 9 motorists of 8 nationalities, spanning 4 unique collection from FIA Method two by way of to European Karting. The continuous enlargement of the Academy’s expertise pool operates in parallel to the enlargement of our services at Enstone with the growth of our new condition-of-the-artwork teaching and tests services, the AHPC, underway.”