Purple Bull announce their F1 Academy users


Purple Bull announce their F1 Academy users

Purple Bull Racing have currently introduced the 3 motorists who will push for their recently shaped Purple Bull Academy Programme that is supporting F1 Academy.

The Milton Keynes centered outfit has introduced that their Purple Bull Academy Programme will aid 3 woman motorists in 2024. Hamda Al Qubaisi will push for Purple Bull Racing, Amna Al Qubaisi for Visa Hard cash Application RB and Emely De Heus for Purple Bull in F1 Academy this calendar year. Purple Bull also indicated that even further sponsors of the 3 vehicles and motorists in affiliation with Purple Bull Racing, Visa Hard cash Application RB and Purple Bull are established to be discovered in the coming months.

The 3 motorists will enter the grid for the 2024 period and their vehicles will be operated by MP Motorsport. The Purple Bull Academy Programme is led by Sarah Harrington, the Purple Bull Academy Programme Supervisor.

“We are thrilled to be welcoming Hamda, Emely and Amna, 3 very proficient motorists, into the Purple Bull Academy Programme and are seeking ahead to doing the job with them intently this period. This is a landmark instant for us and is testomony to our finish determination to the potential of women’s motorsport.

“F1 Academy gives an option to advertise legitimate modify in our market and this is a wonderful stepping-stone to aid assure that the motorists development to the up coming stage. This is a pivotal instant for ladies in motorsport and we are fired up to see what this period delivers,” concluded Harrington.

Hamda Al Qubaisi, aged 21, is driving for Purple Bull Racing for the 2024 period. She started out her racing job in karts in 2015, progressing by means of the IAME X30 Championships in advance of transferring to Italian F4 in 2019. In 2020, the Emirati driver gained 3 races in UAE F4 in advance of creating a return to Italian F4 and subsequently the FIA F3 take a look at at Magny-Cours. In 2023 she raced in F1 Academy with MP Motorsport, ending 3rd total in the Driver’s Standings with 4 initially position finishes and a overall of 207 factors.

Emely De Heus, aged twenty, is driving for Purple Bull for the 2024 period. She started out racing in karts in 2019 and has claimed the Dutch Wintercup Senior sequence title, ending fourth in the Countrywide Championship in 2020 in advance of transferring up to one seaters. A marketing campaign in Spanish F4 in 2021 was adopted with a change to W Collection where by De Heus debuted with factors in Miami. In 2023 the Dutch driver raced in the UAE Method four Championship with MP Motorsport and competed in F1 Academy with the Dutch Staff. She completed ninth in the Driver’s Standings with 87 factors and a ideal complete of initially position in Barcelona.

Amna Al Qubaisi, aged 23, is driving for Visa Hard cash Application RB for the 2024 period. She commenced her karting job when she was fourteen yrs aged and has raced in several Championships due to the fact. Appearances at the Rotax Max Obstacle Earth Finals, X30 Euro Collection and Italian X30 Championships introduced powerful benefits and she moved up to Italian F4 for 2018. The Emirati driver has due to the fact designed appearances in Method four UAE, F3 Asian and, most just lately, Method Regional European Championships. In 2023 she raced in F1 Academy with MP Motorsport ending sixth total in the Driver’s Standings, with two initially position finishes in Spielberg and Barcelona and a overall of 117 factors.

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— F1 Academy (@f1academy) Oct seventeen, 2023

Commenting on the announcment, Sander Dorsman, MP Motorsport’s Staff Principal claimed: “I’m joyful to affirm Hamda, Amna and Emely as our F1 Academy line-up for 2024 and as users of the Purple Bull Academy programme. This signifies we will adhere with the motorists whose expertise we are common with – all 3 have now develop into legitimate users of the MP Motorsport household in the latest yrs. With each other, we glimpse ahead to a tough new F1 Academy period in which we hope to repeat and even further enhance on our powerful 2023 benefits.

“Hamda proved to be a single of the title favourites when Amna and Emely each individual took their wins. And due to the fact we narrowly skipped out on the teams’ title past calendar year, we hope to go a single greater this calendar year! Also, I’m grateful for Purple Bull’s unwavering aid of our attempts and we goal for a thriving partnership collectively.”

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