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”
In October 2018, motorsport initiative Dare to be Different offered Community Members the chance to have a driver development coaching session at the prestigious Milbrook Proving Ground. Courtesy of CAT Driver Training, the UK’s foremost provider of driver training courses, the competition allowed 1 lucky winner to have a bespoke one-to-one half-day driving course. Racers […]Read More Jen Marr: Dare to be Different’s latest success story
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.
The motorsport industry, as with other sports, is known for being male-dominated. However, with women working in the majority of areas, it’s important that these inspiring people are showcased to allow young girls to aspire to work there. A part of the industry where we do see such women is in the media. Natalie Pinkham […]Read More Natalie Pinkham: “I want a world where my little girl knows she has all the same opportunities as her big brother”
Working as a journalist and pitlane reporter in F1 can be hard work but that’s nothing compared to what their equivalents do in other series of motorsport. Dakota Jane predominately works in the Blancpain GT series and spends her weekends running up and down the pitlane and leaves the track in the evening filthy after […]Read More Dakota Jane: “I lived and breathed motorsport, before I even acknowledged that I was.”
India is a country with a large motorsport culture, with many young drivers hoping to break through. Since Force India’s creation in 2008, the sport’s popularity has continued to rise, and in 2017 the F1 team launched the ‘Force India F1 Team Academy’ aiming to inspire and recruit young Indians with huge potential. Although not […]Read More Mira Erda: “My aim is to reach the highest level of motorsport that I can”
Lee McKenzie is one of the most well-known, not just female faces, but faces in general of Formula One in the UK. Having worked in the sport for many years, she has been part of the coverage for channels such as BBC and Channel 4. Having recently become an ambassador for motorsport initiative ‘Dare to […]Read More Lee McKenzie: “Be an enthusiast, but don’t be a fanatic”