Tatiana Calderon has secured a drive with the Arden Formula 2 team for 2019, bringing the prospect of a female Formula One racer one step closer to reality.
Talented driver Tatiana Calderon has announced a deal to compete with the Arden Formula Two team for the 2019 racing season, joining the established outfit in the Formula One support category as she looks to increase experience ahead of her goal of securing a Formula One drive in the near future.
Already a junior driver in the Alfa Romeo Formula One programme, Calderon, 25, has spent the past three seasons racing in GP3 alongside her Grand Prix duties with the former Sauber outfit, and now looks to make the step up with the Arden squad for the coming season.
With Formula One not having had a female racing driver since the short lived career of Giovanna Amati in the early 1990's, Calderon has taken another important step forward in her ambitions to join the Grand Prix elite in the near future. Despite a difficult couple of years in the junior formula, the Columbian driver has shown flashes of promise throughout her career, including impressing Sauber during her brief test last season at the Mexican Grand Prix venue. With this new deal now in the bag, it could well be sooner than we think when we see a female racing driver taking to the world circuits in Formula One racing.
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