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”
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?
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?
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.
F1 is one of the most famous motorsport series in the world, but before drivers can get to the championship, they must first impress in the junior categories such as GP3 and Formula 2. PR and Communications in such series could almost be considered more important than in F1 with those working in the championships […]Read More Leandra Graves: “I was very lucky, but you need to have a lot of perseverance”
Head of Communications for Formula 2 is a huge job, but combine it with the same role for GP3 and you have a mammoth position that requires someone who’s on their toes and is able to work under pressure. Alexa Quintin is the woman who does this, with just one other colleague to help her, […]Read More Alexa Quintin: “Stoffel Vandoorne for me was the best, the absolute best we’ve ever had”
Tatiana Calderon is one of the most well-known female racing drivers in the world, having raced in GP3 for 2 seasons, working as a Development Driver for Sauber F1 team and being a member of the FIA Women in Motorsport Commission. But accompanying the Colombian around the world is her sister Paula who quit racing […]Read More Chatting with Tatiana and Paula Calderon
Britain has always had a large motorsport culture with a rich heritage and a huge amount of past and recent success on the global scene. Although there may only be one British driver currently racing in Formula One, there are many young racers on the fringes hoping to make it to the highest series of […]Read More Callum Ilott: “Ferrari is such an iconic team, I get excited every time I head there.”
Doing PR for a Formula One team is a tough job with short deadlines and high pressure. But PR and Communications is even harder when you have several races over a weekend with some being in different time zones. This is a reality for Anna-Maria Gittins who works for Theodore Racing. I spoke to her about […]Read More Anna-Maria Gittins: “It is a reality that women can compete with men”