Bianca Bustamante included in Google’s ‘Most Searched’ alongside sports icons
This year is unquestionably the world of McLaren’s first Filipina racer, Bianca Bustamante, and everyone else is simply living in it.
The Filipina-American driver’s phenomenal performances on the track have not only captivated racing enthusiasts but have also carved out a space for her in the sport’s history.
As the year unfolds, it becomes increasingly apparent that Bustamante’s influence extends beyond the racetrack as she found herself sharing the limelight with global sports icons such as LeBron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Coco Gauff in Google’s “25 Years in Search: The Most Searched” video.
The 18-year-old Laguna native expressed her excitement after a short clip of her was featured at the 3:18 mark in the video. The clip, which served as a teaser for what has become one of the most sought-after pieces of content on the internet, captured Bustamante passionately raising her fist during a defining moment on the track.
“This is what it means. Unbelievable moment to be representing Motorsport in the Google 25 Years of Search video,” she shared on her Instagram. “Being a part of this, surrounded by legends, heroes, and groundbreaking moments that have left a mark in history, leaves me speechless.”
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The inclusion of the Pinay motorsport prodigy in the video underscores her growing influence in the global sports landscape. The young driver went on to emphasize the significance of using her platform to empower the next generation.
“To win on track is one thing, but to have the opportunity to empower the next generation is the true purpose of winning. We’ve achieved a lot this year, and looking forward to the journey ahead.”
Bianca Bustamante’s appearance in the segment focused on the “new generation” reinforces the ongoing paradigm shift in the world of motorsport.
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With her well-deserved place among the most searched, her journey is undoubtedly one to watch, both on and off the track, as she continues to break barriers and inspire the next generation of motorsport enthusiasts around the world.
“Incredible way to end our year. This one if for all of you who believe in me, let’s continue dreaming and chasing. Never give up,” Bianca Bustamante ended her post.