W Series News

Wood to make Hungary comeback
Powell passes Wohlwend to win
Powell on pole at Silverstone
Powell leads Silverstone practice
Chadwick dominates to win in Austria
Wood to make W Series comeback in Hungary Budapest
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Caitlin Wood will make her first W Series appearance of the current campaign during the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Alice Powell snatched victory in the W Series race at Silverstone, passing Fabienne Wohlwend for the lead just five minutes before the chequered flag.

Alice Powell took pole position in W Series qualifying at her home round at Silverstone as part of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix support package.

Silverstone W Series: Powell leads Chadwick in Friday practice Silverstone
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Alice Powell led W Series practice at her home round at Silverstone as part of the Formula 1 British Grand Prix support package, topping the timesheet ahead of Jamie Chadwick.

W Series Austria: Chadwick dominates second Spielberg race Spielberg II
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Jamie Chadwick took a lights-to-flag victory in the second 2021 W Series race in Austria, starting on pole before building up a lead of more than five seconds to win.

W Series Austria: Champion Chadwick claims Red Bull Ring pole Spielberg II
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W Series Austria: Champion Chadwick claims Red Bull Ring pole

Jamie Chadwick took pole position in W Series qualifying at the Red Bull Ring, finishing over a tenth clear of Beitske Visser, who will start second on the grid.

W Series Austria: Reigning champion Chadwick heads practice Spielberg II
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W Series Austria: Reigning champion Chadwick heads practice

Jamie Chadwick led practice for the second round of W Series in Austria, beating Irina Sidorkova and old rival Beitske Visser to the top spot.

Styria W Series: Powell takes lights-to-flag win in opener Spielberg
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Styria W Series: Powell takes lights-to-flag win in opener

Alice Powell took her second W Series win in a dramatic season-opening race at the Red Bull Ring, leading lights-to-flag to take back-to-back victories.

Styria W Series: Powell takes maiden pole ahead of Moore

Alice Powell took her maiden W Series pole in qualifying at the first round of the season in Austria.

Styria W Series: Powell tops practice ahead of Visser

Alice Powell topped the timesheets in the first W Series practice session of the season, leading Beitske Visser and Sarah Moore.

Why Chadwick is taking nothing for granted ahead of W Series return Prime

Why Chadwick is taking nothing for granted ahead of W Series return

W Series is back this weekend after a year away. This time it’s supporting F1, and reigning champion Jamie Chadwick is up for the challenge of taking another title - but knows with higher stakes will come even more motivated opposition

W Series introduces new team structure from this season
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W Series introduces new team structure from this season

W Series is moving towards a new team structure for 2022, starting its transition this season with an unofficial championship, new liveries and team sponsors.

Rdest replaces Pepper for Austria W Series races Spielberg
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Rdest replaces Pepper for Austria W Series races

Gosia Rdest will replace Tasmin Pepper in the first two W Series races of 2021 in Austria after South Africa’s latest COVID-19 travel restrictions meant she was unable to attend.

W Series reveals calendar change as five-day test begins
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W Series reveals calendar change as five-day test begins

W Series has revealed a change to its calendar after the Formula 1 Turkish Grand Prix was cancelled, relocating the first race of the season to the Styrian Grand Prix on June 26.

Chadwick excited to face motorsport greats in Extreme E

Jamie Chadwick says she’s relishing the opportunity to test herself against the likes of Jenson Button, Sebastien Loeb and Carlos Sainz Sr in Extreme E this season.

W Series to run five-day Valencia test

The W Series has revealed plans for a five-day pre-season test held in April at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo in Valencia.

W Series reveals 2021 calendar on F1 support bill

W Series has revealed the eight Formula 1 support races that will form its 2021 calendar, which includes the British Grand Prix and flyaway events in the US and Mexico.

Saudi Arabia open to holding W Series round in 2021

Saudi Arabia is open to holding a W Series race as early as next year, with the female racing series set for a number of Formula 1 support race slots.

W Series secures eight F1 support slots for 2021

The W Series will join the undercard at eight Formula 1 events in 2021.

W Series boss Bond Muir’s quest to put a female driver in F1
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W Series boss Bond Muir’s quest to put a female driver in F1

After a successful 2019 debut season, W Series – the development championship for female race drivers – was forced to cancel its 2020 calendar due to Covid-19.

W Series eyeing regular F1 support slots in 2021

The W Series could become a regular support category at Formula 1 events in 2021 if plans that are currently being discussed come to fruition.

Why a sabbatical doesn't spell disaster for W Series Prime

Why a sabbatical doesn't spell disaster for W Series

W Series finally got off the ground in 2019 despite its critics and had expected to build on its momentum this season. Instead the COVID-19 crisis has put its plans on hold, but for the fledgling series it could prove a blessing in disguise

W Series aspires to be permanent fixture on junior ladder

W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir has suggested that she would like the championship to continue as a permanent part of the single-seater ladder even if motorsport becomes much more gender-equal.

The one thing W Series needs in 2020 to continue its rise Prime

The one thing W Series needs in 2020 to continue its rise

The first season of the W Series can be considered a major motorsport success story, but at the same time certain elements of its philosophy were exposed as problems. For its second season, there's one issue in particular it needs to address

What W Series should look like in 2020 and beyond Prime

What W Series should look like in 2020 and beyond

While the maiden season of the W Series can be regarded as a success, it must now capitalise on its strong debut and make the most of its opportunity to cement a long-term future. Here's how it could do just that.