Track Limits
Laura Camps - Former Ferrari Academy Driver, Karting In Spain, Need More Women In Motorsports | EP 63
In this episode of the Track Limits podcast, we are joined by an up-and-coming female driver, Laura Camps.

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March 14, 2024

In this episode of the Track Limits podcast, we are joined by an up-and-coming female driver, Laura Camps.

Laura Camps, is a remarkable female driver whose passion and talent have left an indelible mark on the racing circuit. In this illuminating podcast episode, Laura shares her experiences, from joining the prestigious Ferrari Academy to her early days in karting, the pivotal role her father plays in her career and her advocacy for increased accessibility for women in motorsport.

Laura Camps' journey is one of tenacity, talent, and a commitment to breaking barriers in a traditionally male-dominated industry. This episode provides a rare glimpse into her world, starting with her entry into the Ferrari Academy—a testament to her skill and potential. Laura recounts the exhilarating moments of testing F4 cars as part of the academy program, showcasing the thrilling and challenging aspects of her early professional racing career.

The narrative then turns to Laura's roots in karting, where her love for racing first ignited. She shares stories from her formative years on the karting tracks, highlighting the passion and determination that fueled her ascent in the motorsport world. A heartwarming aspect of the episode is Laura's relationship with her father. As both a coach and a pillar of support, he has played a crucial role in Laura's journey. She reflects on the importance of familial support and the bond that drives her to pursue excellence on the track.

Beyond her personal experiences, Laura addresses the broader issues within motorsport, especially those concerning gender equality. She advocates for increased accessibility for women in motorsport and discusses the challenges and barriers that persist in the industry. The episode unveils the pressing need for the FIA (Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile) to address these disparities and create a more inclusive environment for aspiring female racers.

Laura also sheds light on the stark reality of the financial challenges in pursuing a racing career. She discusses the unfortunate truth about the unaffordability of the sport for many, particularly women, emphasizing the need for systemic changes to make motorsport more accessible. Hit that subscribe button and turn on notifications so you never miss an episode of Track Limits. Share your thoughts in the comments below, and let us know what inspires you about Laura's incredible journey!

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