W Series, the junior formula for women racers which held its first and only championship last year, will hold events at more than a third of rounds on the 2021 F1 calendar.
Beitske Visser, the runner-up in the first ever W Series championship for women racers last year, praised the FIA and Ferrari’s new initiative to promote female competitors.
W Series’ second season has become the latest victim of the pandemic. The all-female championship has announced it will not hold any races in 2020.
W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir says the championship is moving closer to getting women racers into Formula 1 after announcing a deal to run support races at two grands prix this year.
All-female championship W Series has added two rounds supporting the Formula 1 world championship to its 2020 calendar.
Jamie Chadwick, the inaugural champion of women’s racing championship W Series, will continue in her role as junior driver at Williams during the 2020 F1 season.
Women-only championship W Series should help promote female racers into mixed motorsport competitions, according to the head of the FIA’s single-seater commission Stefano Domenicali.
Jamie Chadwick became the first ever winner of the W Series championship in Brands Hatch, despite finishing off the podium for the first time this year.
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Williams team principal Claire Williams admits she has revised her view of all-women junior single-seater formula W Series having visited the first round of the championship in Hockenheim.
W Series attracted a far bigger UK television audience than was expected for its first live race, according to the all-female championship’s CEO.
W Series, the new single-seater series aimed at promoting female racing talent, has announced the 18 drivers who will compete in its inaugural championship.
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W Series, the new championship targeted exclusively at female racing drivers, has confirmed an initial list of 55 drivers it says are eligible for its first season of racing.
Formula One drivers have been cautiously supportive of the all-female series, with Lance Stroll saying that it’s normal to have sports categories separated by gender.
W Series, a new championship open only to women racers, will launch in spring next year with a promise to make its drivers “global superstars”.