Anna Stashkiw: “Having 50,000 people turning out to celebrate our 40th Anniversary with us was pretty special”

Hospitality is one of the most demanding industries to work in, however, combine that with one of the fastest sports in the world and you have a difficult, yet fun environment to work in. Anna Stashkiw has been working with the Williams Racing F1 team for over 3 years in their Events department, starting as an Events […]

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Team Origin: “It is such an incredible programme which has taught us many essential life skills that we would not have learned in any classroom”

‘F1 in Schools’ is a global challenge for students aged 9 to 19. Teams of 3-6 people use CAD/CAM software to design, analyse, test and then race miniature F1 cars powered by compressed air. They must also raise their own funds with sponsorship to cover their research and travel with the potential to reach and […]

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Amanda McReynolds: “determine what you truly want to wake up every day and go to work and do”

To run a team in F1 requires hundreds of employees in many different and contrasting roles, all aiming for a single goal. Williams Racing has been hugely successful over the years, and although they may be struggling this year, their staff are still working hard around the clock to rectify any problems. The British team […]

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Cristina Manas Fernandez: “the ability to measure ourselves every week-end is quite unique”

Williams Advanced Engineering is part of the world-famous Williams Group, launched to provide world class innovation in many fields including aerospace, defence, renewable energy, and of course, motorsport. With a large focus on creating sustainable solutions for the 21st century, the Advanced Engineering programme also provides the battery technology for the Formula E Championship. Their […]

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Ann Bradshaw: “It was mad, but we sort of made up the rules as we went along and it worked”

Press Officers are crucial in F1 teams, with their roles constantly changing to keep up with new forms of media, such as social media. However, it hasn’t always been this way in the sport, with the occurrence of such press and media jobs only really beginning to be seen in the 1980s. Ann Bradshaw is […]

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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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Cristiana Pace: “It doesn’t matter if you are a woman and have kids, if you’re good and committed, you will still have a job in motorsport”

There is often a question over the number of females in high-powered positions within motorsport, but one woman who has done many roles within F1 is Cristiana Pace. Having worked as a Performance Engineer, Research Engineer and Business Development Manager in Formula One she has a wealth of experience and knowledge, and aims to share […]

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