A new race drive to stay potential young racers at school has been started by 2008 world champion Lewis Hamilton and the Motor Sports Association, the governing body of motor sport in Britain. Several young drivers looking to apply for a junior contest license from 2010 will now have to get written authorization from their school, in an effort to keep children targeted on their studies while racing in junior formula. Lewis do self was forced by his father to settle at school in the early part of his racing profession. When I ongoing in Karting, my dad made confident that my schoolwork wasn’t deserted, and that I was still doing the same work as the other pupils in my class, said Lewis.
Lewis continue i was lucky: together my dad and, later, Ron Dennis and McLaren made it clear to me that I would only be able to carry on racing as long as I kept up my studies, constant the 25-year-old. Their support really made me work harder at school and I will always be thankful to them for making me does that. Because a world champion, I sense this should be passed along to other populace. When you’re now preliminary out in motor sport, I know there’s a mood that anything’s likely and you want to go racing all the time but you must not at all abandon your schoolwork, he reiterated. Your studies can’t suffer because you want to go racing and, confidently, this proposal will make it easier for schools and parents to attain this.