eSkootr Championship Appoints Silvia Bellot As Director Of Sport And Race Director
By Community | March 28, 2022
The eSkootr Championship™ (eSC) is delighted to announce the appointment of Silvia Bellot as its Director of Sport and Race Director. The first and only female F1 Steward and FIA Race Director, Bellot has amassed a wealth of experience in a variety of motorsport disciplines, including F2 and F3 as Race Director and over a decade as F1, WTCC, WRC, FE, F2 and F3 Chair and International Steward.
Bellot, from Barcelona in Spain, is also a passionate advocate for social and educational programmes that further the full participation of women in all aspects of motorsport, particularly through her role as an ambassador for the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission.
In her role at eSC, Bellot will draw on her expert acumen in the drafting and application of sporting and technical regulations, race control management, and track safety and sporting procedures. She will ensure eSC is well-regulated and oversee the safe, fair and efficient operation of race events to the very highest standards of global sport.
Bellot will also play an important role in achieving the Championship’s wider vision around sport, accessibility and mobility, with a particular focus on supporting grassroots development programmes.
Hrag Sarkissian, eSkootr Championship™ Co-founder and CEO, said:
“Our vision for eSC is a world-class race series that engages and excites our fans and is respected on sport’s global stage. This relies on attracting the very best people to join eSC, so we are delighted to welcome Silvia to the team.
“As our Director of Sport and Race Director, Silvia’s expertise and experience will be crucial as we implement the regulations to ensure we provide exciting on-track racing whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and fairness for our riders.”
Silvia Bellot commented:
“The opportunity to help create a totally new sport and shape a racing series that has the desire to use its platform for a wider purpose is what really attracted me to eSC.
“The Championship’s mission is to deliver a sport at the highest level, with sustainability and accessibility at its core. Its values are those that are important to me in my sporting roles and my commitment to furthering the participation of women in motorsport. The co-founders have assembled an impressive team of experienced professionals to deliver against this vision and I am delighted to be working with them.
“I look forward to using my experience, predominantly from single-seater racing, to develop an exciting race competition which champions eSC’s off-track mission to create racing for all and to help accelerate greener transport alternatives in cities around the world.”