Bearman, 16, joins the academy that helped extra the careers of drivers equivalent to Charles Leclerc, Jules Bianchi, Lance Stroll and Callum Ilott over the past decade.
The signing of Bearman comes following an excellent outing at the FDA Scouting World Finals that had been held in Maranello final month.
Bearman will doubtless be a finalist for the Aston Martin Autosport BRDC Younger Driver of the Yr Award, alongside with Jonny Edgar, Louis Foster and Zak O’Sullivan. The winner is determined to be announced at the Autosport Awards on 19 December.
“I am truly glad to were chosen to value up for the Ferrari Driver Academy,” Bearman acknowledged.
“It is a extensive design to total what has been a truly moral racing season for me. Upright spending per week in Maranello became once in itself a whimsical ride, in particular getting to pressure at the Fiorano song.
“Now I am unable to wait to start working at the Academy and to be section of the Ferrari family and to conception what the long crawl holds for me.”
Bearman wrapped up the ADAC Formulation 4 title in Germany final weekend, deciding on up his sixth snatch of the season at the Nurburgring to construct 26 capabilities obvious of runner-up Tim Tramnitz.
It capped off a a success year in the category with Van Amersfoort Racing after Bearman also dominated court docket cases in Italian F4, scoring 11 wins including a seven-in-a-row sequence across Misano, Vallelunga and Imola.
“In the center of the days spent at Maranello and Fiorano, Bearman showed the total aptitude he so clearly demonstrated at some stage in his Formulation 4 season,” acknowledged FDA chief Marco Matassa.
“Other than his general tempo, he has completely different crucial qualities, such because the flexibility to give moral suggestions to the engineers, as effectively as idea via which areas he can fortify, whereas striking into observe what he became once urged to procure before going out now not off route for the important thing time.”
Ferrari has also signed 16-year-oldschool karter Rafael Chaves Camara to the FDA following his outing at the Scouting World Finals.
“I am very glad to were chosen by the Ferrari Driver Academy,” Camara acknowledged. “It is a obvious opportunity for me and I will procure my perfect to repay the faith proven in me.
“It is a dream to be section of this huge Ferrari family and I moral must thank all individuals who has always supported me, in particular my folks who are always by my facet.”