FIA Women on Observe programme returns to Australian GP


Contributors within the FIA Women on Observe Profession Growth and Mentoring programme will achieve a deeper perception into motorsport on the Components 1 Australian Grand Prix

The FIA Women on Observe Profession Growth and Mentoring programme returns to the Components 1 Australian Grand Prix for 2023.

Registrations at the moment are open for younger ladies aged 15-22 to participate on this yr’s programme on the Albert Park occasion, which is able to happen on March 30-April 2.

This yr’s version will give 20 contributors an perception into the workings of groups and occasion organisers, in addition to entry to key people within the Components 1 paddock.

The Australian Grand Prix Company, Australians Women on Observe ambassadors and the Alfa Romeo F1 group are key supporters of the programme, with final yr’s contributors spending time with Alfa Romeo drivers Valtteri Bottas and Guanyu Zhou.

“That is actually a one-of-a-kind expertise that gives insights into motorsport that may show invaluable,” mentioned Motorsport Australia CEO Eugene Arocca.

“Final yr, the women who attended acquired the chance to be taught a lot from a number of the greatest within the enterprise.

“Since then, a number of of final yr’s attendees have gone on to realize expertise within the trade, together with right here at Motorsport Australia.

“It’s truthful to say the programme can doubtlessly open some essential doorways as these younger ladies start their careers within the sport.

“An enormous thank it’s essential to go to everybody who helps this occasion, together with the Australian Grand Prix Company, our Ambassadors and specifically, the Alfa Romeo Components 1 group who’re so beneficiant with their time and assist.”

Australian Women on Observe Ambassador and Triple Eight Race Engineering co-owner Jessica Dane added: “Final yr’s occasion on the Australian Grand Prix was an enormous success and we’re seeking to construct on that in 2023.

“Planning began actually straight after we’d completed so you may think about how large this shall be.

“This programme provides a lot to the women who take part, whether or not it’s connections to mentors or the boldness to pursue their targets.

“The applying course of is definitely aggressive, nevertheless it means we’ll have a pool of actually unimaginable younger ladies and I can’t wait to see how the occasion advantages them within the close to future and for years to come back.”

Registrations for the programme shut on Sunday, February 19, 2023.

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