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Why radical W Series is a gamble worth taking

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Jan 26, 2019, 11:56 AM

W Series' critics accuse it of promoting gender segregation in motorsport. But with such a massive disparity to address and decades of male dominance, waiting for change to happen organically isn't good enough.

That the launch of W Series last October provoked such a seismic difference of opinion across social media was neither unexpected nor surprising.

The fact motorsport is male-dominated is inescapable. Discussions over how to address this age-old gender imbalance are ever-present, so the announcement of a female-only, Formula 3 level, championship predictably set up a polarising discourse.

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