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Ferrari Driver Academy – Asia Pacific Selection 2023

The Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) – Asia Pacific and Oceania regional selection program is back for 2023! Held on 23-27 September at Sepang International Circuit, Malaysia, drivers aged 14-17 are invited to apply for the selection program.

The best 24 applicants will be selected to attend this academy.

The first two days of the event will include:

  • Around three hours of track time and testing in Formula 4 cars
  • Advice and training from experienced race engineers
  • Data analysis training
  • Media training
  • Fitness training
  • Nutrition and psychology workshops.
  • Custom Seat Fitting
  • Event photos and videos
  • Event Clothing and a race suit to wear while in the program
  • Drivers will be put to the ultimate test with six finalists heading into the final shoot-out on the final day.

Two selected drivers will qualify to compete against drivers from other regional FDA scouting partners from around the world at the FDA Scouting World Finals in Italy. The winning driver from the various world’s zones will then potentially be offered a place in the Academy.

For those looking at a pathway into Formula One, the Academy is well renowned for promoting young talent such as Charles Leclerc, a graduate currently on the Formula One grid.

All interested participants are invited to attend an information webinar on 24 May 2023 at 9:30pm NZT. Motorsport Australia is administering the Asia Pacific selection process and are hosting the webinar which will cover the program outline, selection process, program costs, opportunities for participants and more. Click here to register for the webinar.
For those unable to attend, a replay will be provided shortly after.

Ferrari Driver Academy Registration FormPlease note: all registrations require an endorsement from MotorSport New Zealand, please contact elton@motorsport.org.nz before submitting your registration.
Applications close June 16 7pm NZT.


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