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”
After a successful first season in the brand-new W Series, it seemed only right to catch-up with Sabré Cook who I’ve previously interviewed twice. Having secured her place in the top 12 in the championship standings, she has guaranteed herself racing in the series next year. However, it all came down to the last race […]Read More Sabré Cook: “I learned so much from the whole experience and can come back stronger next year”
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”
History was made on Friday when 20 extremely talented racing drivers (18 permanent and 2 reserve drivers) took the track in Germany driving identical Formula 3 cars. What made this special was all of these racers were female. The first race weekend of the W Series calendar saw both wet and dry running, testing the drivers ability […]Read More W SERIES: Race 1, Hockenheim
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?