w-series News and Analysis
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
Alice Powell snatched victory in the W Series race at Silverstone, passing Fabienne Wohlwend for the lead just five minutes before the chequered flag.
Alice Powell took pole position in W Series qualifying at her home round at Silverstone as part of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix support package.
Alice Powell led W Series practice at her home round at Silverstone as part of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix support package, topping the timesheet ahead of Jamie Chadwick.
Jamie Chadwick took a lights-to-flag victory in the second 2021 W Series race in Austria, starting on pole before building up a lead of more than five seconds to win.
Jamie Chadwick took pole position in W Series qualifying at the Red Bull Ring, finishing over a tenth clear of Beitske Visser, who will start second on the grid.
Jamie Chadwick led practice for the second round of W Series in Austria, beating Irina Sidorkova and old rival Beitske Visser to the top spot.
Alice Powell took her second W Series win in a dramatic season-opening race at the Red Bull Ring, leading lights-to-flag to take back-to-back victories.
Alice Powell took her maiden W Series pole in qualifying at the first round of the season in Austria.
Alice Powell topped the timesheets in the first W Series practice session of the season, leading Beitske Visser and Sarah Moore.
W Series is back this weekend after a year away. This time it’s supporting F1, and reigning champion Jamie Chadwick is up for the challenge of taking another title - but knows with higher stakes will come even more motivated opposition
W Series is moving towards a new team structure for 2022, starting its transition this season with an unofficial championship, new liveries and team sponsors.
W Series has revealed a change to its calendar after the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix was cancelled, relocating the first race of the season to the Styrian Grand Prix on June 26.
Jamie Chadwick says she’s relishing the opportunity to test herself against the likes of Jenson Button, Sebastien Loeb and Carlos Sainz Sr in Extreme E this season.
Saudi Arabia is open to holding a W Series race as early as next year, with the female racing series set for a number of Formula 1 support race slots.
After a successful 2019 debut season, W Series – the development championship for female race drivers – was forced to cancel its 2020 calendar due to Covid-19.
W Series finally got off the ground in 2019 despite its critics and had expected to build on its momentum this season. Instead the COVID-19 crisis has put its plans on hold, but for the fledgling series it could prove a blessing in disguise
W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir has suggested that she would like the championship to continue as a permanent part of the single-seater ladder even if motorsport becomes much more gender-equal.
The all-female W Series single-seater championship has unveiled the full FIA superlicence points breakdown for its top eight finishers in 2020.
W Series Racing boss Catherine Bond Muir has welcomed Ferrari team principal Mattia Binotto's suggestion that the Italian outfit should promote a female driver.
The W Series has received a massive boost with the confirmation of extra rounds supporting the US and Mexican GPs.
The first season of the W Series can be considered a major motorsport success story, but at the same time certain elements of its philosophy were exposed as problems. For its second season, there's one issue in particular it needs to address
Abbie Eaton has admitted she was "wrong" to be critical of the W Series when it first launched, ahead of making her debut in the championship in 2020.
The all-female W Series has received a Pioneering and Innovation Award presented by Mahindra Racing at this year's Autosport Awards following its first competitive season.
Inaugural W Series champion Jamie Chadwick is planning to add another single-seater programme to her defence of the title next year, which could include a move to the rebranded Super Formula Lights category in Japan.
The W Series has named 18 of the 20 drivers that will contest its second season in 2020, with six new names added and champion Jamie Chadwick returning to defend her title.
Former IndyCar racer Katherine Legge and Abbie Eaton are among 14 drivers who will take part in the 2020 W Series selection test at Almeria next week.
Former Formula 1 driver David Coulthard says he 'doesn’t get' the continued criticism of W Series from high-profile sceptics of the championship.
Jamie Chadwick has expressed interest in racing in FIA Formula 3 next year, but admits that her prize money for claiming the inaugural W Series crown may not be enough to guarantee her a competitive seat.
Marta Garcia is plotting an assault on the New Zealand-based Toyota Racing Series next January ahead of a likely return to the W Series in 2020.
Inaugural W Series champion Jamie Chadwick has described the Brands Hatch finale, in which she beat Beitske Visser to the title, as “probably the most stressful 30 minutes of my life.”
Jamie Chadwick sealed the inaugural W Series title by securing fourth place in the Brands Hatch season finale, which was won by Alice Powell.
Williams Formula 1 development driver Jamie Chadwick snatched pole for the inaugural W Series season finale at Brands Hatch, while her title rival Beitske Visser qualified fifth.
Emma Kimilainen topped both free practice sessions for the inaugural W Series finale at Brands Hatch on Saturday.
Megan Gilkes narrowly took her maiden W Series victory over Alice Powell in a photo-finish to the non-championship race at Assen, leading the whole race from reverse-grid pole.
Emma Kimilainen took her maiden W Series victory at Assen, having missed two rounds of the 2019 season due to injury.
Emma Kimilainen claimed her first W Series pole in a disrupted qualifying session for the penultimate round of the season at Assen.
W Series has revealed the exact distribution of its 2019 prize fund, as well as giving detail on the initial plans for its second season in 2020.
Marta Garcia says she feels she is 'back on the map' of junior single-seater racing after scoring her first W Series win at the Norisring last weekend.
Alice Powell believes that her chances of winning the inaugural W Series title are now slim after crashing out on the first lap at Misano.