W Series to Break New Ground at Eight Formula 1 Weekends in 2022 - Engine Builder Magazine

W Series to Break New Ground at Eight Formula 1 Weekends in 2022

W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers, today announces its continued partnership with Formula 1 and the eight Grand Prix weekends it will race at in 2022, including the series’ first-ever round in Asia.

W Series will visit five new venues during its third on-track season, which will include a round at the Suzuka Circuit as part of the Japanese Grand Prix weekend in October. The season will begin in 100 days’ time in support of F1’s inaugural Miami Grand Prix at the brand-new Hard Rock Stadium complex in Miami Gardens, Florida, USA, in May.

As well as staging races in Miami, Spain, France, Japan, and Mexico for the first time, W Series will return to Silverstone, the Hungaroring and the Circuit of the Americas next year having successfully supported the British, Hungarian and United States Grands Prix respectively during season two.

The 2022 W Series race calendar will consist of Formula 1 support races at the following Grand Prix weekends:

Date                         Location                                  

May 6-8                     Miami, USA

May 20-22                 Barcelona, Spain

July 1-3                      Silverstone, UK

July 22-24                  Le Castellet, France

July 29-31                  Budapest, Hungary

October 7-9               Suzuka, Japan

October 21-23           Austin, USA*

October 28-30           Mexico City, Mexico

*Subject to contract

The schedule and session timings for each round will be announced in due course.

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