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Rodin Cars, who promised female driver, loses bid to join F1

New Zealand-based Rodin Automobiles stated on Thursday its bid to enter Components One as an eleventh group and with a feminine driver had been rejected and it anticipated Andretti International to be the one profitable applicant.

Rodin’s Australian founder David Dicker stated in an announcement the corporate had proposed constructing the vehicles in New Zealand, a transfer that might have made it the one producer within the Southern Hemisphere.

It had additionally dedicated to reserving one seat for a feminine driver.

Britain’s Jamie Chadwick, the thrice winner of the now-folded all-female W Sequence, has examined for Rodin and would have been in line for the position if accessible.

Components One has not had a feminine racer since 1976 and Chadwick, who has been racing within the U.S.-based IndyCar feeder collection Indy NXT, lacks a super-licence.

Aston Martin’s Jess Hawkins turned the primary girl in practically 5 years to drive a recent Components One automobile at an occasion in Budapest final week.

“Rodin Automobiles participated within the current FIA course of aimed toward gaining entry into the celebrated Components One World Championship,” stated Dicker.

“Sadly, our bid was not profitable.

“Current data suggests, as anticipated from the outset of



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