W Series – Five to thrive in 2021

W Series 2021 Five to Thrive

With the W Series 2021 championship fast approaching, we’re wondering who could make the biggest mark this year.  We’ve spoken about the drivers that won’t be returning for the season.  They sadly didn’t automatically qualify for season two.  Finishing in the top 12 of the 2019 W Series championship table, after all, was no mean […]

Emma Kimilainen: The Finnish superstar is going global!

Emma Kimilainen Assem

Emma Kimilainen is a name that is going to become a lot more familiar to motorsport fans around the world this year. When W Series 2021 kicks off on the 26th June at Paul Ricard, keep an eye out for the Finn.  She missed the first half of the 2019 season with an aggravated recurrent […]

W Series Driver Demotions – Meritocratic Racing in Action

W Series Driver Demotions

It doesn’t take much digging to appreciate that W Series is without question the most meritocratic racing series in existence.  From the initial application process where over 100 drivers applied for a place on the grid.  To the rigorous and multi-faceted selection camp that whittled the grid down to the final 18 drivers and 2 […]

Emma Kimilainen: In the Grandstand

Emma Kimilainen W Series Interview

In our latest In the Grandstand, we chat with one of the stars of W Series. Emma Kimilainen is open about her initial W Series reservations and speaks with confidence about her 2021 season. She breaks down her career so far, and how she’s managing to be an entrepreneur and athlete at the same time. […]

F3 Asia Round 1 Dubai: F2 and F3 drivers take to the desert

F3 Asia has officially begun, marking the end of the winter break for many F2 and F3 drivers. More than a handful of the drivers from FIA F2 and F3 descended on Dubai. A sceptic might suggest this was them to farm superlicence points. However, there is no doubt many of those racing were happy […]

W Series announce 2021 pre-season test at Valencia

The long, long wait for W Series to get back on the tarmac is going to be a little shorter with the sport announcing its pre-season test dates. The cars will descend on Valencia in April for a five-day session of testing. With COVID-19 cancelling the championship last year, this represents the first running since […]

Jamie Chadwick Interview: Cool on W Series 2021 chances

Jamie Chadwick Webinar W Series 2021

Jamie Chadwick answered a variety of questions in a late-2020 Zoom webinar. The session, hosted by veteran motorsport journalist, Louise Goodman, was part of the FIA’s “Girls on Track” initiative. In association with Motorsport UK, Chadwick talked W Series, 2021, and much more. The public participants were able to ask, via Louise Goodman, questions about […]

The 2021 W Series calendar could be the luck the sport needed

After spending a season on the substitutes bench, the W Series may well have lucked out for 2021. The W Series drivers had to resort to using iRacing for the 2020 calendar. Though digital racing certainly requires skill, it still lacks the speed and danger that appeals to many. 2021 seems likely to fix that. […]

The 2021 weekends that W Series and Formula 3 share

With the W Series calendar being fully announced last month we finally could see the F1 events it will support. Formula 2 and Formula 3 are not running on the same weekends from 2021 onwards. Some thought there was an outside chance W Series would be the sole support series to F1 on the weekends […]

Eight race W Series 2021 calendar unveiled

W Series 2021 Calendar Announcement

After last month’s announcement of the exciting news that the W Series would support F1 through the 2021 season, further details have been revealed today. The entire calendar of the sport’s second (physical) season will take place on Formula One Grand Prix weekends. All events are at venues that are new to the W Series, […]