Jamie Chadwick took a lights-to-flag victory and bagged fastest the lap to score a dominant win in W Series’ Hungaroring round.
Alice Powell has taken her second home victory in W Series, after winning at Brands Hatch in 2019, and second win of this year’s title fight.
W Series can provide a platform to promote female racers but they will have to demonstrate the talent to succeed in the sport’s top flight, says David Coulthard
Williams junior Jamie Chadwick dominated the second round of the W Series season at the Red Bull Ring
W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir says the championship has taken steps to ensure its new teams do not offer seats to so-called ‘pay drivers’.
Alice Powell won the first W Series race of 2021, leading every lap from pole position at the Red Bull Ring, and surviving a late restart.
All-female junior racing championship W Series will move to an entirely team-based format in 2022, and has sold six entries to owners this year.
W Series has confirmed the eight Formula 1 races it will support in 2021, but the all-women’s championship will not race in Saudi Arabia.
W Series, the junior formula for women racers which held its first and only championship last year, will hold events at more than a third of rounds on the 2021 F1 calendar.
Beitske Visser, the runner-up in the first ever W Series championship for women racers last year, praised the FIA and Ferrari’s new initiative to promote female competitors.
Women-only championship W Series should help promote female racers into mixed motorsport competitions, according to the head of the FIA’s single-seater commission Stefano Domenicali.
Williams team principal Claire Williams admits she has revised her view of all-women junior single-seater formula W Series having visited the first round of the championship in Hockenheim.
W Series attracted a far bigger UK television audience than was expected for its first live race, according to the all-female championship’s CEO.