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Maya Weug is first female to join Ferrari Driver Academy

Motorsport's push for diversity has enjoyed a milestone moment, with Dutch/Belgian racer Maya Weug became the first female to join Ferrari's prestigious Driver Academy. The 16-year-old owed her chance to become a Ferrari protégé by winning the FIA's Girls on Track Rising Stars programme, a selective process organized in association with Ferrari that has been ongoing for almost a year. Weug, who successfully competed in karting will undertake a full season in one of the Formula 4 championships certified by the FIA. "I literally have no words to express my feelings right now," said the young female charger. "It’s been my dream for so long, since I started karting; being...
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