Canadian Lance Stroll joins F1 team's Driver Academy programme
11 June 2010

Ferrari has signed 11-year-old Canadian Lance Stroll to its Driver Academy programme.

Stroll, born in 1998, is the youngest driver to enter the Maranello squad's programme.

The 11-year-old has two wins in the Canadian national championship in the Rotax Mini Max category as well as Coupe de Montreal and Coupe du Quebec Micro Max Championship in 2008 and both Mini Max Championships in 2009.

"We are pleased to welcome Lance to our group," said Luca Baldisserri, who runs the Ferrari Driving Academy. "He is very young, but he has already shown in karting that he is exceptionally talented.

"We will follow him step by step in his forthcoming events in North America and he will soon also take part in our courses at Maranello."

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11 June 2010

Damn lucky guy!

11 June 2010

Based on his recent behaviour, I thought the article was going to say that Ferrari signed Vettel.

11 June 2010

Next headline : "McLaren sign 2 year old toddler". A spokesman for McLaren says "his performance in our latest 3 wheel buggy has been outstanding and you should see him handle the 'little tikes' car round his Kindy........."

11 June 2010

Great, isn't it? They can groom an 11 year old, but I get an exclusion order!

11 June 2010

They've now got experience of a driver who likes to throw his toys out the cockpit.....

11 June 2010

"We are pleased to welcome Lance to our group,"

Rumour mill - Massa to be replaced by young Canadian

You heard it here first ...

11 June 2010

Ferrari going to bulid him a half scale F1 car then?, certainly save them some money, and they'd have someone with the same temprement as KIMI!

Peter Cavellini.

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