Greater than Equal is a world unbiased initiative – based by 13-time F1 race winner David Coulthard and entrepreneur-philanthropist Karel Komarek – which goals to seek out and develop the primary feminine F1 world champion.
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David Coulthard, Entrepreneur Karel Komarek.
The initiative is now accepting functions to hitch its driver growth programme, focusing on aspiring feminine drivers from all around the world. Candidates can submit functions on-line by means of the More than Equal website. Choice standards contains present efficiency, driving historical past, age and growth stage. The deadline for functions is 31 January.
Shortlisted functions will likely be invited for additional evaluation together with an interview stage, giving drivers and those that assist them the chance to fulfill the teaching workforce and ask any questions.
Alongside public functions, Greater than Equal is operating a first-of-its-kind, data-led world expertise search in collaboration with information and know-how agency, Smedley Group. Based by ex-Scuderia Ferrari race engineer Rob Smedley, Smedley Group boasts a wealthy motorsport heritage and leverages state-of-the-art F1 know-how to deal with challenges and unearth tomorrow’s superstars. The primary wave of drivers will likely be chosen by means of a mixture of a classy expertise identification course of with the Smedley Group and thru public functions.
Profitable candidates will work alongside an in-house workforce of skilled driver coaches in collaboration with main evidence-based teaching group Hintsa Efficiency.
Hintsa Efficiency is famend for its success in creating expertise having contributed to the event of drivers which have gone on to win 18 F1 world drivers’ titles.
Candidates will endure a bespoke programme of technical and tactical teaching, alongside bodily preparation and private growth. The pioneering world driver growth programme will coach, mentor and assist women with elite driving potential by means of a tailor-made programme that’s each gender and age applicable.
Ali Donnelly, CEO at Greater than Equal, stated: “No lady has raced competitively in Components 1 in near 50 years, and only a few ladies are racing on the elite degree of any motorsport sequence at the moment. In an effort to enact lasting structural change, we have to do issues otherwise. For us, meaning investing in and creating feminine drivers early of their careers, and we’re thrilled to be taking the primary steps in the direction of that by launching our female-dedicated programme in 2024.”
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Tom Stanton, Greater than Equal.
Head of Driver Improvement at Greater than Equal, Tom Stanton, added: “Our programme is designed to assist and improve the event of feminine drivers in three key areas: as a driver, as an athlete and as an individual. I’m excited to be working with Smedley Group and Hintsa Efficiency to maximise the potential of gifted drivers, making them the winners of the longer term.”