F4 driver Kabir Anurag joins the Alpine Academy programme for the Italian and Euro F4

Kabir Anurag

The world of Formula 1 racing is a high-octane environment where only the most talented and dedicated drivers can thrive. One such promising talent is Kabir Anurag, a 16-year-old driver from Singapore, who has recently joined the Alpine Academy.

All you need to know about Kabir Anurag

Kabir’s journey in the world of racing began with shifter karting, after which he transitioned to Formula 4 racing. He underwent six F4 tests with R-ace GP before making his single-seater racing debut in the Italian F4’s Paul Ricard round. Despite the challenges, Kabir showed promise and determination, finishing 26th and 17th in his first two races.

Recognizing his potential, US Racing welcomed Kabir into their team for the next two rounds. His performance led to his 41st place in the championship standings. Kabir continued to hone his skills through five post-season tests.

In 2024, Kabir embarked on a new journey with the Formula Winter Series, Euro 4, and Italian F4 seasons. His performance in the Formula Winter Series was commendable, with two fifth places being his best results. He also achieved a fastest lap, finishing 14th in the standings.

This will be a turning point in Kabir’s career as he is set to join the Alpine Academy. As the ninth addition to BWT Alpine F1 Team’s driver development programme, Kabir will compete in the Italian Formula 4 and Euro 4 Championship with US Racing for the 2024 season.

Joining the Alpine Academy is a significant milestone for any young driver. The academy provides access to state-of-the-art facilities at its Formula 1 base in Enstone, Oxfordshire. Moreover, the academy’s fleet of staff and the wider F1 team offer guidance and support, helping young drivers like Kabir to develop both on and off the track.

Kabir expressed his delight at joining the Alpine Academy, stating, “I am delighted to be joining the Alpine Academy for the 2024 season. It is an honour to have the support and trust of the BWT Alpine F1 Team and have the opportunity to work with the team’s driver development programme to progress in my career both on and off the track. I will be starting my rookie season in Italian F4 and Euro 4 this year, and I am looking forward to showing what I can do in Alpine colours.”

The Italian F4 season starts at Misano on May 3-5, while the three-round Euro 4 schedule begins at Mugello on August 24/25.

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