McLaren F1 team make history by adding first ever female driver to its ranks

The academy racer has become the newest addition to the British motor racing team’s development programme. This year she raced in the inaugural F1 Academy season with PREMA racing where she has so far earned two wins and another two podium finishes. The McLaren programme will include the youngster to represent the team on the 2024 F1 Academy grid and run their livery. Bustamante is also set to switch teams to ART Grand Prix next season. “For now, my focus is to finish off the F1 Academy season strongly here in Austin, but we’ll get to work immediately on the 2024 season.

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