February 27, 2024

ENGLAND: In a stunning flip of occasions, former Formulation 1 driver Nicholas Latifi has determined to take a break from racing and head again to highschool. Following the conclusion of the 2022 season, Latifi’s F1 profession ended when his group, Williams, changed him with rising star Logan Sargeant.

All through his profession, Latifi confronted unwarranted criticism and have become the topic of quite a few web memes attributable to his occasional underwhelming performances on the monitor. 

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As a paid driver, he obtained little leniency from critics. He confronted backlash from sure sections of the F1 fandom after inadvertently enjoying a task in Max Verstappen’s 2021 world title victory, which led to him receiving loss of life threats. Since leaving the game final yr, he has remained out of the general public eye.

Nonetheless, on Tuesday, Latifi resurfaced to share his plans. In a press release, he introduced that he has determined to step away from racing in the intervening time and pursue a enterprise diploma. 

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Latifi expressed his gratitude to his international supporters, who had been inquisitive about his actions and future endeavours. The Canadian driver revealed, “I made a decision very early within the yr that I wouldn’t have any racing plans for 2023. Not having the identical routine I’d been in for over half my life felt very unusual.”

Latifi shared that his curiosity within the enterprise world had all the time been sturdy, and had circumstances been totally different, he would have pursued it at college as an alternative of racing. With that in thoughts, he determined to pursue an MBA diploma and deal with remodeling the subsequent section of his life.

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After intensive analysis, Latifi revealed that he had been accepted into the Grasp of Enterprise Administration (MBA) program at London Enterprise College and can begin his research subsequent month. 

He emphasised the difficult nature of the appliance course of and the dedication required to safe a spot at a prestigious enterprise college.

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