F1 Academy commenced this season however drew criticism for its lack of publicity, with the races being condensed into spotlight clips moderately than gaining dwell broadcasts.
Whereas the sequence did go to topflight venues such because the Pink Bull Ring in Austria, Barcelona, Zandvoort and Monza, it has not supported an F1 spherical. That’s till this weekend, nevertheless, when F1 Academy will function at america Grand Prix on the Circuit of The Americas.
However for subsequent season, all rounds will run at F1 occasions. The sequence, headed up by former Williams take a look at driver Susie Wolff, has issued its 2024 calendar.
The marketing campaign will open in Saudi Arabia throughout the 7-9 March weekend earlier than shifting to Miami, Barcelona, Zandvoort, Marina Bay in Singapore after which Qatar.
F1 Academy will share its season finale with F1, with each championships coming to an finish in Abu Dhabi (the location of F1 Academy’s worldwide announcement through a press convention) throughout 6-8 December.
Managing director Wolff stated: “I’m delighted to announce our seven-round season for 2024.
“This calendar cements our ambition to turn out to be a very world sequence, increasing our attain and enhancing visibility for our mission.
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“We need to encourage younger women and girls throughout the globe and present them that there’s a spot for them in our sport, and racing alongside F1 will assist us obtain this.
“I need to thank all seven promotors for supporting us in our mission and embarking on this journey with us in 2024.”
For 2024, all 10 F1 teams must provide one driver to the series and feature their livery on a automobile.
F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali added: “It’s incredible to welcome F1 Academy onto seven rounds of the F1 calendar subsequent yr.
“This world platform, mixed with the help of all 10 F1 groups, will take the sequence to the subsequent degree, offering not solely the chance for the drivers to develop their abilities on F1 tracks, however to encourage younger women all over the world to pursue a future in motorsport.
“I need to thank our promoters, our F1 groups, and the broader motorsport group for his or her help of F1 Academy as we transfer in direction of our thrilling second season.”
Prema Racing driver Marta Garcia leads the standings with a 48-point lead over ART Grand Prix racer Lena Buhler forward of the Austin finale.
2024 F1 Academy calendar
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia: 7-9 March
Miami, United States: 3-5 Might
Barcelona, Spain: 21-23 June
Zandvoort, Netherlands: 23-25 August
Marina Bay, Singapore: 20-22 September
Losail, Qatar: 29 November-1 December
Yas Marina, Abu Dhabi: 6-8 December