Natalie Pinkham: “I want a world where my little girl knows she has all the same opportunities as her big brother”

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 […]

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Claire Cottingham: “Any sacrifices I had to make were outweighed by how amazing the experiences were”

The journey to working in motorsport is difficult, especially if you don’t know anyone in the intended area of the industry. The media side of the sport can be the hardest to crack with it being a hugely popular area to work in. It can therefore take many years of extremely hard work and making […]

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Jess Harris: “Many people tried to discourage me but I knew what I wanted to study, I knew the job I wanted to do”

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport have dominated Formula One over the last four years or so, but none of this would’ve been possible without the army of staff based at their Brackley factory who work night and day to give their team an edge over their rivals. Jess Harris is a Structural System Engineer at the team […]

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Alexandra Legouix: “it’s just a case of knocking on millions of doors, one will open with hard work”

Many people grow up dreaming of working in motorsport, hoping one day to make it to whatever their desired series may be. However, for some, they fall into the sport through other career paths. Alexandra Legouix never intended to work in racing, but now wouldn’t change it for the world. She herself says working in […]

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Sarah Byles: “Like many in motorsport, my role is very fluid. You muck in everywhere!”

New Zealand has a famous motorsport heritage with rallying and racing, and boasts internationally-renowned drivers like Scott Dixon, Brendon Hartley, Mitch Evans amongst many more. It’s also a proving ground for the latest talent in the Toyota Racing Series NZ in which many European drivers take part. As a hot-bed for competition, it is no wonder […]

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Ellie McLaren: “I remember telling my Dad that I’d be one of those people who wore overalls in the pit lane”

Behind the scenes of every Formula One team there are hundreds of employees working night and day to ensure their team perform to their greatest potential. Even once the season begins, there is no rest for those back at the factory who are continuously working on new updates and developments to improve their team’s cars, […]

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