ELMS - 11/02/2020 - Presse Release - Richard Mille Racing Team
The team’s three drivers were chosen following a rigorous selection process conducted with drivers supported by the Women in Motorsport Commission late last year. Katherine Legge will serve as the team’s captain. The English driver, who has spent over 20 years at the highest levels of the sport will contribute her tremendous experience: from F1 and GT to prototypes, she’s driven every kind of car. Her strong commitment to endurance Stateside will be crucial for overseeing races.
Colombian national Tatiana Calderón, currently the highest-ranked woman in single-seaters, forges ahead towards her dream of joining Formula 1. A test driver for Alfa Roméo – Sauber, she is entered this year in the formidable Japanese SuperFormula championship. Her speediness will be a precious asset.
Combative, the very young Sophia Floersch of Germany earned her spurs in Formula 3. The whole world held its breath after her spectacular crash in Macao, and she has here a singular opportunity
to showcase her talent. Her youthful energy will make valuable contributions during hotly contested peloton skirmishes.
The team’s objectives for 2020 are to take the measure of specificitics related to endurance racing, notably tyre management and fuel consumption, and then to take advantage of competition at the highest levels to make headway towards the podium.
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