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Filipina racer Bianca Bustamante tapped for W Series preseason testing

Luisa Morales –

January 14, 2022 | 4: 10pm

MANILA, Philippines — Filipino teen racer Bianca Bustamante purchased a colossal increase in her racing career after being selected for the W Sequence preseason take a look at for 2022.

Issue at the Inde Motorsports Ranch in Arizona from January 31 to February 4, the 16-year-former will be amongst 14 young drivers to envision Formulation 4 machinery because the W Sequence expands its driver prospects.

The W Sequence, which holds make stronger races to the pause-flight Formulation 1 World Championships, pegged the Filipina as Asia’s representative.

No longer greatest that, Bustamante will likely be expected to desire section in a two-day take a look at with F4 US Championship personnel Doran-Kroll Competition at Buttonwillow Raceway in California.

There, she will be able to be coached by British racing driver Richard Lyons.

Final year, Bustamante became as soon as the lone Asian in the FIA Ladies On Music Rising Stars Scholarship Shootout.

“I wasn’t searching ahead to to absorb this kind of apt different admire this so early in the year; competing in the W Sequence has continually been a dream of mine. We’ve been working so onerous on this my total existence, so it’s sizable to be given an different to drive in the desire take a look at,” mentioned Bustamante.

“I’ll keep my easiest to illustrate my means and motivation to absorb a group apart in the sequence be it in 2022 or the future,” she added.

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