Driver Academy

Driver Academies are usually Formula 1 backed sponsorship for drivers competing in the junior categories. This means during their journey up to Formula 1, they have backing of a team plus the chance to be part of the team as a test driver, development driver and so on.

These academies are put onto the driver’s cars, showing that they are part of the driver academy of said teams. In Formula 1, there are currently 5 main teams that have junior drivers as part of their programme:

Mercedes

Ferrari

Red Bull

Renault

Williams