11. 12. 2023
Alpine Academy driver Abbi Pulling will race in the F1 Academy series for 2024, continuing with British outfit Rodin Carlin.
Abbi will head into her second consecutive season in F1 Academy having competed in the inaugural 2023 campaign of the series, in which she claimed seven podiums, two pole positions and four fastest laps to finish fifth in the standings. She will continue to race with British junior team Rodin Carlin.
Abbi aims to continue her already impressive career in single-seaters since her debut in British Formula 4 in 2020, where she finished sixth in the Championship. She joined W Series midway through the 2021 season, finishing seventh in the standings, before going on to compete in the full 2022 season, finishing fourth in the standings.
Abbi joined the Alpine Racing family in 2022 as a member of the Alpine Affiliate programme, becoming a full Alpine Academy member ahead of the 2023 season. Heading into the 2024 season Abbi will continue to gain valuable support as an Alpine Academy driver from the programme’s fleet of staff, as well as guidance from the broader network of BWT Alpine F1 Team.
This will be the second season in which the Alpine Academy has supported a driver competing in the all-female F1 Academy series. BWT Alpine F1 Team will support the series in an official capacity for the 2024 season as part of F1 Academy’s agreement with all 10 Formula 1 teams and in line with Alpine’s continued dedication to the diversification of the motorsport industry through its Rac(H)er programme.
Abbi Pulling, Alpine Academy driver: “I am very grateful to be coming back for another year as an Alpine Academy driver, and I am honoured that BWT Alpine F1 Team are entrusting me as their driver selection for the 2024 F1 Academy season. This will be my third season in the team’s driver development programme, it’s amazing to be a part of the Alpine Racing family and have such incredible access and support from a Formula 1 team. I am looking forward to competing in the F1 Academy series for a second season and to be racing with Rodin Carlin again. I’m hoping to have a successful year and bring in some good results for the team. I am excited to head into another season of racing on the Formula 1 support bill, the atmosphere is going to be incredible.”
Julian Rouse, Interim Sporting Director: “We are pleased to announce Abbi as our BWT Alpine F1 Team driver selection for F1 Academy’s 2024 season. This will be her third season as a member of the Alpine Racing family as an Alpine Academy driver, and she has shown some great progress over the course of her time with the team, both on and off the track. She is a fantastic example of how the Academy programme aims to help develop our drivers and support them in the progression of their career, both as drivers and as people. She will be competing in F1 Academy for a second consecutive season and will be supported by the Academy programme and wider BWT Alpine F1 Team throughout her campaign.”