Why the Institute Academy is the real deal

Why the Institute Academy is the real deal

There are many schemes and programmes for young drivers out there, but David Evans explains why the FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy is the real deal

Prior to writing this column, I talked it through with AUTOSPORT.com editor Simon Strang. Having spent a few days in Melk, Austria with the 18 FIA institute Academy finalists, I was keen to spread the word.

Simon kept my feet firmly on the ground. "The Beatles didn't win The X Factor, did they?"

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