🏎 The high-tech, in-stadium facility, which will be the only one of its kind in Europe, will open later this year with separate tracks for adults and juniors, making it a potential future venue for national karting championship races. The facility will include interactive motorsport activities and food and beverage outlets below the stadium’s South Stand.
⭐ The long-term partnership between Tottenham and Formula 1 will develop a new driver academy programme to widen the motorsport talent pool and help identify the next generation of F1 drivers. Formula 1 and the Club will deliver educational activities for schools to engage local young people in motorsport and showcase career opportunities and pathways in areas such as engineering and software development.
In addition, a key focus of the partnership will be to create apprenticeship and career opportunities for local young people and bring greater diversity to the motorsport industry, particularly for women and underrepresented groups.
♻ As part of the partnership, F1 will also collaborate with Tottenham Hotspur on sustainability initiatives that promote environmental responsibility. Formula 1’s commitment to be net zero carbon by 2030 aligns closely with Tottenham Hotspur’s targets, as a signatory of the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework’s ‘Race to Zero’, to halve its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and become net zero by 2040.
🎙 Stefano Domenicali, President and CEO of Formula 1, said: “As we continue to grow our sport around the world, partnering with world renowned brands like Tottenham Hotspur allows us to take Formula 1 and motorsport to new and diverse audiences.”
🗣 Daniel Levy, Chairman of Tottenham Hotspur, mentioned: “Since building this stadium our ambition has always been to see how far we can push the boundaries in delivering world-class experiences that will attract people from around the world all year round.”
🏟 Creating additional recurring sources of revenue is vital for sports organisations, and Tottenham Hotspur has used its magnificent new stadium, which opened in 2019, to reach this. The venue has hosted regular NFL games, music concerts, boxing, rugby union and rugby league matches.
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