Cara Adams: “When I see the trust in the Firestone race tires that my team is responsible for, it’s overwhelming”

IndyCar is one of the most famous racing series in the USA, with the championship having been held for over 100 years. Whilst attention on a race weekend is often on the teams and drivers, there is another group of people working there who are crucial to the race running at all. Firestone supply all […]

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Nicci Daly: “There has never been a better time for women to get involved in motorsport”

When several members of your family are involved in the motorsport industry, having and interest and a passion is often a given. But when you come from one of Ireland’s first families of the sport, motorsport is in your blood. Nicci Daly grew up surrounded by cars, but that’s not the only sport she has […]

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Katie Hargitt: “From the time I was hooked on motorsports, I knew my life would never be the same”

Motorsport is a huge industry in the USA, with the most notable series including NASCAR and IndyCar. Despite this racing culture, there is a similar issue as with in the UK and Europe in that the industry is hugely male dominated. In 2015, former F1 test driver Susie Wolff launched the ‘Dare to be Different’ […]

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Jamie Howe: “You have to love it and be prepared for the lifestyle that comes with motorsport”

F1 is hugely popular in Europe and we often hear how the new owners Liberty Media are keen to expand it’s fanbase in North America, however this doesn’t mean they don’t have an interest in motorsport. The USA boasts many championships and series in which drivers from all round the world flock to compete in […]

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Kaitlyn Vincie: “Our goal is to continue showing that there are positions for women”

Motorsport is popular around the world, and the USA is no exception. With many different series around the country, often taking place throughout the entire year and in all weathers, the US boasts some on the toughest races on the calendar. I spoke to Kaitlyn Vincie, a reporter and broadcaster in many of these championships, […]

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Ann Bradshaw: “It was mad, but we sort of made up the rules as we went along and it worked”

Press Officers are crucial in F1 teams, with their roles constantly changing to keep up with new forms of media, such as social media. However, it hasn’t always been this way in the sport, with the occurrence of such press and media jobs only really beginning to be seen in the 1980s. Ann Bradshaw is […]

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Julia Piquet: “I’ve always had a strong character, which I think comes from my Dad”

The Piquet surname is one well-known in motorsport, with Nelson Sr a 3-time F1 world champion and son Nelson Piquet Jr having raced in F1 and winning the inaugural Formula E championship, in which he still races. However, they are not the only members of the family working in the sport, with daughter/sister Julia working […]

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