LONDON — Caitlyn Jenner is off to the races once again, launching a staff in a single-seater motor racing championship for woman motorists.
Jenner, 72, the previous Olympic champion and truth Television set personality who had a failed bid for California governor, started out the Jenner Racing group in the W Sequence for the 2022 period.
Jenner will oversee the working day-to-working day jogging of her workforce, including the driver lineup and landing sponsors to compete in the series that normally operates on Formula A person race weekends.
The W Series opens in Might in Miami.
“As a believer in truthful competition, a lover of motor racing, and a supporter of all ladies in activity from the grassroots to elite stage, W Collection ticks every single box for me and is a fusion of the distinct aspects of my career,” she stated. “A championship focused to inspiring younger ladies and giving women the probability to be successful in roles all through what has typically been a male-dominated market, W Series is shifting the confront of motorsport.”
Jenner, a 1976 decathlon Olympic gold medalist who arrived out as a transgender girl in 2015, debuted as a qualified racing driver at the 24 Hours of Daytona race in 1980 as aspect of Jim Busby’s crew. Jenner went on to contend skillfully in the IMSA Camel GT Championship, as a manufacturing unit driver for Ford Motor Company and Jack Roush, for the upcoming 6 several years, generating a full of 57 starts off.
“As has always been the situation, I’m in it to earn it,” she stated.