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Bianca Bustamante races to 4th; leg 2 up in 2024 F1 Academy Season

Filipina speedster Bianca Bustamante is in great shape as she braces for leg 2 of the 2024 F1 Academy Season. The 19-year-old survived a crash-filled contest at the Jeddah Corniche Circuit last month to earn solid points in her debut as an official McLaren development driver. Despite some ups and downs, the teen racer currently...


Bianca Bustamante strives to race in male-dominated motorsport

Teen motorsports prodigy Bianca Bustamante is living the dream. From jet-setting around the world to making history as McLaren’s first female development driver, she seems to have it all figured out at the age of 19. But with all the success coming Bustamante’s way, it’s very easy to overlook the inner obstacles she has been...


July was a thrilling month for women athletes

In the world of women’s sports, the month of July was thrilling. From July 23 to July 30, the second edition of the most prestigious stage race on the women’s cycling calendar—the Tour de France Femmes—tested the best female cyclists from around the world as they covered a 956-kilometer route throughout France. Of course, there’s...


Philippines’ Bustamante shines at F1’s all-female series

For 18-year-old Bianca Bustamante, nothing beats the joy of hearing “Lupang Hinirang” being played as she took the Philippines to the top step of the podium right after the conclusion of Race 2 of Round 2 at the F1 Academy held on May 6 at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia, Spain. “The anthem was...