Driven by the success of previous editions, the fourth running of this unique automotive-to-motorsport engineering recruitment program attracted some 12,020 registrations, a near-threefold increase over last year. Students from 41 countries registered their interest in the Academy, with the final events taking place during this summer in each of the seven participating regions: Asia and Oceania, Canada, China, Europe, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, and the U.S.
The U.S., the next of the seven finals, will take place in Redmond, Washington, on Aug. 3, when the 10 finalists will compete to secure the only placement available for the region - a highly sought after year-long placement in the United Kingdom working for both #infiniti and Renault Sport Formula One Team.
“We are thrilled with the increased popularity of the #infiniti Engineering Academy, and its reputation and credentials are building year after year,” said Tommaso Volpe, global director, #infiniti Motorsport.
“As this unique program connects ever more deeply with the world of engineering students, we can strive to draw ever greater numbers of students to pit their skills against the best of their international peers. With every edition of the Academy, we are further impressed by the incredible talent attracted,” concluded Volpe.
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