Ferrari are set to expand their driver academy by looking for young female stars more extensively than before, according to team principal Mattia Binotto.
Their current academy is flourishing, with Charles Leclerc winning his the first F1 races of his career in 2019 and the son of Michael Schumacher, Mick, recently being recruited to much fanfare from the media as well as Scuderia fans.
With the female-only W Series being a success this year, there has been increased interest in seeing women behind the wheel in elite series of motorsport, and Ferrari are actively looking for the next young female stars to get a head start on their competitors.
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