Maite Caceres completes Campos Racing’s 2023 line-up for inaugural F1 Academy season
Campos Racing have announced that Maite Caceres will be joining them for the inaugural F1 Academy season – with the Spanish squad becoming the first team to confirm their full line-up for the 2023 campaign. Caceres joins Spaniard Nerea Marti and French racer Lola Lovinfosse.
After making her single-seater debut in the 2021 Uruguayan Formula 4 Championship, the 19-year-old switched over to the USA to compete in the 2022 USF Juniors season. There, Caceres earned a best result of 11th.
Ahead of her F1 Academy debut, Caceres said: “I’m really excited to be working with Campos Racing with such history in motorsport for this year.
“This past month I’ve been in close contact with them and I can really see the determination and the compromise the team have, values which I share. We will continue working to achieve our goals together.”
The eighth F1 Academy driver announced, Caceres will get her first experience of the series during pre-season testing in Barcelona from April 11-12, ahead of the season opener in Spielberg on April 28-29.
On Wednesday, it was announced that former Williams development driver and Venturi Formula E Team Principal Susie Wolff had been appointed Managing Director of F1 Academy, with the Briton saying of her new role: “The F1 Academy presents an opportunity to promote genuine change in our industry by creating the best possible structure to find and nurture female talent on their journey to the elite levels of motorsport, both on and off the racetrack.
“There is a lot of work to be done but there is also a clear determination to get this right. In doing so, I believe the F1 Academy can represent something beyond racing.”
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