The world of motorsport is made up of a plethora of different racing series, with different cars and different racetracks. However, for many people, their career starts the same way: in karting. From here the sport can take drivers in many directions, whether that be into single seater formula cars, rally cars, touring cars, or […]Read More Jessica Bäckman: “This year is so far over my expectations”
For many 16-year-olds, working in another country and devoting their life to racing may be daunting, but for SMP Racing junior driver Irina Sidorkova, that is just what she has done. Having raced in multiple series previously, this year sees her compete in the Spanish Formula 4 Championship for the first time. I spoke to […]Read More Irina Sidorkova: “I have a unique opportunity to gain a lot of experience”
With the curtain having fallen on the first season of W Series, we now look to next year. 12 places on the grid have already been filled with those in the top 12 in this year’s drivers’ standings automatically qualifying for 2020. With the selection process taking place later this month to whittle down the […]Read More Fabienne Wohlwend: “dedication and hard work is key to success”
Vittoria ‘Vicky’ Piria was one of 20 drivers to compete in the inaugural season of the ground-breaking new championship: W Series. After 6 races contributing to the championship standings, and a non-championship race, Vicky finished 9th meaning she automatically qualifies for next season. I spoke to her about how she discovered her love of the […]Read More Vicky Piria: W Series is “completely revolutionary”
As a Mechanical Engineering graduate, Sabré Cook has a great knowledge of the detail and technology used in racing cars, however she is not only an engineer, but has a very successful racing career too. I spoke to her in October ahead of competing in the final of the Infiniti Engineering Academy, racing in the […]Read More Sabré Cook: “To be a great driver, it takes a lot more than being fast”
Australia’s love of motorsport is clear to see with the Australian F1 Grand Prix always having a large turnout. Despite there being relatively few racing series in the country compared with others nations, there are still many drivers from ‘down under’ hoping to make it big on the international stage. With Europe being considered the […]Read More W Series Qualifiers: Who are the Australians hoping to make the final 18?
With the selection process for the inaugural W Series fast approaching, 60 qualifiers will have to be whittled down to only 18. Spain and France are countries that are well represented at the highest level of motorsport and have been for some time, so who are the drivers hoping to continue this representation onto the […]Read More W Series Qualifiers: Who are the French and Spanish drivers hoping to make the cut?