Caitlyn Jenner launches W Series racing team

LONDON — Caitlyn Jenner is off to the races once more, launching a workforce in a one-seater motor racing championship for female drivers.

Jenner, 72, the previous Olympic champion and actuality Television personality who had a failed bid for California governor, started off the Jenner Racing team in the W Series for the 2022 season.

Jenner will oversee the day-to-working day working of her group, like the driver lineup and landing sponsors to contend in the collection that usually runs on Formula One particular race weekends.

The W Sequence opens in May perhaps in Miami.

“As a believer in honest competitiveness, a lover of motor racing, and a supporter of all gals in sport from the grassroots to elite level, W Collection ticks each box for me and is a fusion of the distinctive elements of my vocation,” she explained. “A championship focused to inspiring young ladies and giving ladies the probability to succeed in roles through what has historically been a male-dominated field, W Series is shifting the experience of motorsport.”

Jenner, a 1976 decathlon Olympic gold medalist who came out as a transgender lady in 2015, debuted as a experienced racing driver at the 24 Several hours of Daytona race in 1980 as part of Jim Busby’s staff. Jenner went on to compete professionally in the IMSA Camel GT Championship, as a factory driver for Ford Motor Company and Jack Roush, for the next 6 yrs, earning a whole of 57 commences.

“As has normally been the case, I’m in it to gain it,” she said.

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