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?
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?
In recent years, the popularity of motorsport has risen in areas such as Eastern Europe. Although already popular, the success of F1 Grands Prix in Russia and Hungary (central Europe) and the remarkable comeback story of Robert Kubica, has continued to boost this. As home to some of the most competitive and challenging motorsport series […]Read More W Series Qualifiers: Who are the Central and Eastern Europeans hoping to make the final 18?
Germany and Italy are 2 of the nations most associated with motorsport powerhouses in Formula One, and so it is no surprise that there are many racers from these countries involved in W Series and hoping to both make it to the 2019 grid, and hopefully in the future to prestigious championships such as F1. […]Read More W Series Qualifiers: Who are the German, Italian and Swiss racers aiming to make the final 18?
The USA is known for its proud motorsport heritage from NASCAR to Indycar. Despite F1 not being as popular in the country as it is in other areas of the world, the lure of European racing is still strong for young drivers hoping to make it to the highest level of motorsport they can. Although […]Read More W Series Qualifiers: Who are the Americans and Canadians hoping to make the grid?
Over the last few weeks, W series has announced its longlist of the 60 drivers who will battle it out later this month to try and secure one of the 18 places on the inaugural grid in May 2019. Within those 60 racers there are over 25 countries represented, and the UK is no exception. […]Read More W Series Qualifiers: The Brits hoping to make the final grid.