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”
Being one of the most well-known women working in motorsport, Jennie Gow is the perfect person to advise those hoping to have a similar career. Having not come from a journalism or motorsport background, she has had to work her way up from the very bottom of the ladder, hence making her a brilliant role […]Read More Jennie Gow: “2018 looks like a really exciting season”
Williams are well known for having a large female work force, especially with Claire Williams in the Team Principal role and Sophie Ogg as their Head of Communications. Though some areas of the team have seen fewer female employees than others. Isla Mackenzie spoke to me about her experience at the Oxfordshire factory. Although now […]Read More Isla Mackenzie: ‘I’m the first woman to work in my department’