w-series News and Analysis
Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton believes “way more” needs to be done to help ensure progression from W Series and give women more opportunities in racing.
Alice Powell ended Jamie Chadwick's W Series winning streak with a lights-to-flag victory at the Hungaroring, fending off late pressure from the reigning champion to clinch the win.
Alice Powell has grabbed pole position for the W Series Hungarian round with a stunning late lap, as defending champion Jamie Chadwick qualified down in fifth place.
W Series has called off its planned debut at Japan's Suzuka Circuit, and will instead join the Formula 1 support bill in Singapore.
Jamie Chadwick held off Beitske Visser to take her seventh consecutive W Series win at Circuit Paul Ricard, further extending her championship lead.
Jamie Chadwick has been handed a two-place grid penalty for the W Series race in France, handing Beitske Visser her maiden series pole.
Jamie Chadwick took her fourth consecutive W Series pole at Circuit Paul Ricard, with the two-time champion holding off a fierce challenge from Marta Garcia for the top spot.
For the latest #ThinkingForward interview we speak to ex-F1 driver David Coulthard and his Czech business partner Karel Komarek about why they are bankrolling an ambitious new program to empower female racing drivers to reach F1.
Jamie Chadwick eased to another comfortable victory in the W Series with a dominant display at Silverstone, while there was a penultimate lap clash between Emma Kimilainen and Abbi Pulling.
Jamie Chadwick has taken her third pole position of the 2022 W Series campaign, beating Emma Kimilainen for top spot in qualifying for her home round at Silverstone.
W Series racer Abbi Pulling says she doesn't feel under more pressure one year on from her debut in the series as Jamie Chadwick's main title challenger after three rounds.
Lewis Hamilton says he felt “compelled” to defend racing driver and Sky Sports Formula 1 presenter Naomi Schiff after she faced online abuse from a troll.
Jamie Chadwick maintained her flawless start to the defence of her W Series title with a third consecutive victory in a dominant performance in Spain.
Jamie Chadwick took her second W Series win of the weekend in Miami on Sunday, marking her fourth consecutive series victory.
Jamie Chadwick clinched victory in a dramatic W Series season opener in Miami, snatching back the lead from Emma Kimilainen in a last-lap shootout.
Nerea Marti took pole for the first W Series race in Miami after a red flag scuppered a last-minute flying lap from Alice Powell.
Japan’s Juju Noda will be the youngest driver on the grid when she tackles the W Series this year. But just how good is the much-heralded 16-year-old? Jamie Klein investigates.
W Series has announces its full line up for the 2022 season, with five new drivers making their championship debut.
W Series champion Jamie Chadwick has responded to criticism of her return to the series, saying she wasn’t able to secure enough funding to move up the single-seater pyramid.
Juju Noda, the daughter of 1990s Formula 1 driver Hideki Noda, is among the drivers to have been announced for W Series’ three-day on-track test in Barcelona next week.
With two W Series titles under her belt, Jamie Chadwick appears to be the perfect candidate to break into FIA Formula 3. But a shock return to the series in 2022 appears a curious move – not just for her, but for the all-female series too
W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir has defended Jamie Chadwick’s return to the series despite being a double champion.
Reigning W Series champion Jamie Chadwick will return to contest her third title in 2022, driving for Caitlyn Jenner's new team.
W Series has revealed its 2022 calendar, featuring eight races in support of Formula 1, including the series’ first-ever round in Asia.
W Series will hold a test for prospective drivers in the US ahead of the 2022 season, with 14 drivers confirmed for the Arizona event.
W Series driver Abbie Eaton has revealed she suffered two fractured vertebrae after making contact with one of the Circuit of the Americas’ sausage kerbs.
The FIA has proposed that future W Series champions could move into a Formula 3 seat, according to rally legend Michele Mouton.
Two-time W Series champion Jamie Chadwick finds herself in a predicament. The Williams F1 development driver has more than proven herself in the all-female series and has little to gain from returning. But where should she go next? And how will the series move forwards if she elects to take up her reserved slot on next year's grid? Whatever she decides, it poses important questions for the series' future
Marta Garcia withdrew from Sunday's W Series race in Austin due to suffering from anxiety, she has revealed.
W Series driver Abbie Eaton called the Circuit of the Americas' sausage kerbs “ridiculous", after contact with one of them left her with a vertebral compression fracture.
Jamie Chadwick says her 2021 W Series title felt “harder fought” than her 2019 win, but feels “sweeter” because of the tough season-long battle.
Jamie Chadwick was crowned the W Series 2021 champion after dominating the second race of the weekend at the Circuit of the Americas.
Jamie Chadwick took victory in the penultimate W Series race of the season in Austin, while Alice Powell made up seven places to finish third amid a scorching title fight.
Abbi Pulling will start on pole for the first W Series race in Austin, while joint points leader Jamie Chadwick lines up in the top spot for the championship decider.
Jamie Chadwick topped the second W Series practice at the Circuit of the Americas on Friday in a session cut short by a red flag.
Jamie Chadwick topped the first W Series practice session at the Circuit of the Americas on Friday, leading from Abbi Pulling heading into the season-finale double-header.
Russian W Series driver Irina Sidorkova will miss the final two races in Austin this weekend after she was denied a US visa.
She came into 2021 as a W Series title contender, but Beitske Visser has had a frustrating season, marred by a horrific crash at Spa and floundering in 12th place in the drivers’ standings. After misfortune and on-track clashes, the Dutch driver wishes the season was just starting now
The top eight W Series drivers at the end of this season will qualify automatically for the 2022 season, the championship has confirmed.
W Series reserve driver Abbi Pulling will race in the double-header in Austin, taking the second PUMA seat for her third and fourth appearances of the season.
W Series will now hold two races at the US Grand Prix as its season finale, rather than also racing in Mexico, after changes to the Formula 1 calendar.
W Series race winner Emma Kimilainen says her driving career “doesn’t define me as a person” and that stops her from putting too much pressure on results.
Alice Powell took her third W Series win of the season at Zandvoort, drawing level in the points standings with pre-event leader Jamie Chadwick as polesitter Emma Kimilainen finished third.
Emma Kimilainen has taken her first W Series pole position of the season at Zandvoort, beating title rivals Alice Powell and Jamie Chadwick to the top spot.
As the only mum in W Series, Emma Kimilainen has a different perspective than many of her rivals. After her swashbuckling drive to victory at a sodden Spa, the Finn now has a real chance of getting into the title fight, and can call on an approach that has been a boost through myriad past disappointments
Jamie Chadwick was quickest in W Series practice at Zandvoort, leading from championship rival Alice Powell.
Rally legend Michele Mouton has been criticised after saying that W Series is a “limited and discriminating” championship.
Emma Kimilainen took her second W Series win in a drenched race at Spa, sweeping past reigning champion Jamie Chadwick to win by over eight seconds.
Beitske Visser has said walking away from the horrific W Series crash at Spa with no severe injuries is “proof” that cars are safer now than they used to be.
W Series drivers Ayla Agren and Beitske Visser have been transferred to hospital after a horrific crash during the qualifying session at Spa-Francorchamps.
Jamie Chadwick took W Series pole position ahead of title rival Alice Powell at Spa in a qualifying session overshadowed by a serious multiple-car crash.
W Series championship leader Jamie Chadwick topped practice at Spa-Francorchamps, leading the field by a tenth to take the top spot for the second consecutive round.
Jamie Chadwick dominated the W Series race at the Hungaroring, crossing the line more than 10 seconds ahead of title rival Alice Powell.
Jamie Chadwick took pole position in W Series qualifying at the Hungaroring ahead of championship rival Alice Powell.
Jamie Chadwick dominated W Series practice in Hungary, leading the field by over seven tenths from 2019 championship rival Beitske Visser.
After four years of making only irregular race appearances, Alice Powell had good reason to believe that her dreams of becoming a professional driver were over. But W Series has provided a second chance that she has firmly grasped, Powell's popular home win at Silverstone prompting the new series leader to look ahead to a bright future