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W Series boss says Ferrari academy plans 'not a gimmick'

The CEO of the all-female W Series championship believes that Ferrari's commitment to introduce women into its prestigious driver academy are not simply a marketing gimmick. Ferrari recently announced that Arthur Leclerc would join its junior programme, alongside Mick Schumacher, Giuliano Alesi and Enzo Fittipaldi. Team principal Mattia Binotto said he hoped that it wouldn't be long before a female driver was added to the roll call. But that hasn't gone down well in some quarters, with German driver Sophia Floersch dismissing it as "just marketing stuff" for the sake of diversity, rather than recognising true talent among women drivers. Sophia Floersch criticises Ferrari's female...
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