Caitlyn Jenner launches W Series racing team

LONDON — Caitlyn Jenner is off to the races again, launching a group in a single-seater motor racing championship for female motorists.

Jenner, 72, the previous Olympic winner and actuality Tv persona who had a failed bid for California governor, began the Jenner Racing staff in the W Series for the 2022 period.

Jenner will oversee the working day-to-day working of her group, together with the driver lineup and landing sponsors to compete in the collection that frequently runs on System 1 race weekends.

The W Series opens in May perhaps in Miami.

“As a believer in fair competitors, a lover of motor racing, and a supporter of all women in sport from the grassroots to elite stage, W Sequence ticks just about every box for me and is a fusion of the distinct aspects of my occupation,” she stated. “A championship devoted to inspiring young girls and providing women of all ages the possibility to triumph in roles all through what has typically been a male-dominated field, W Collection is switching the encounter of motorsport.”

Jenner, a 1976 decathlon Olympic gold medalist who arrived out as a transgender lady in 2015, debuted as a expert racing driver at the 24 Several hours of Daytona race in 1980 as section of Jim Busby’s group. Jenner went on to compete professionally in the IMSA Camel GT Championship, as a manufacturing unit driver for Ford Motor Enterprise and Jack Roush, for the future six a long time, generating a complete of 57 commences.

“As has generally been the situation, I’m in it to win it,” she stated.

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