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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

W Series Expands Driver Search and Testing Program to the Americas

W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers, today announces that it will stage a test for prospective drivers at the Inde Motorsports Ranch, Arizona, USA, between January 31 and February 4, 2022. As part of their ongoing development, drivers from around the world will be given the opportunity to showcase their talent

Fierce Competition Awaits W Series Drivers at Circuit of the Americas

W Series is heading to Austin, Texas, USA, this weekend and, after a seven-week break, the drivers could not be more excited at the prospect of a season-ending double-header and racing on the same day as Formula 1’s United States Grand Prix. Of the 18 women on the grid this weekend, only the two US-based

1-on-1 with Alba Colon of Hendrick Motorsports

Like many of us as youngsters, Alba Colon had dreams of being an astronaut and going into space. Having become a mechanical engineer, she was a lot closer to achieving that dream than most of us. However, space travel didn’t end up becoming Alba’s reality. If you can’t go to space, you might as well

Alba Colon
W Series Goes Bigger in Texas for Spectacular Season Finale

W Series, the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers, will conclude its 2021 season with a double-header at the Circuit of the Americas, Austin, Texas, USA. The series’ seventh and eighth rounds of the season – and first races to be staged outside of Europe – will take place on 23 and 24

1-on-1 with Cynthia Gauthier, Monster Jam Driver

You wouldn’t know it by looking at her or from listening to her talk so passionately about motorsports, but Cynthia Gauthier went to school for accounting to become a CPA. Cynthia, originally from Quebec, Canada, didn’t start racing until she was 18 years old. She may have started later than most, but the seeds of

Women in Motorsports 2021 Class

Now in our third year of our Women in Motorsports issue, we continue to find amazing women doing amazing things in motorsports, and this might be our best group of women yet. This year, we feature a bakers dozen – 13 women – who come from all kinds of different backgrounds and do all kinds

Beth Paretta, Team Principal, Paretta Autosport

Paretta Autosport showcased their all women team for the first time at the 2021 Indianapolis 500, but for Beth Paretta, it was more than a race.

Justina Reusch, Reusch Diesel

Justina Reusch attended her first tractor pull event at just two weeks old. Ever since, diesel motorsports has been her life at Reusch Diesel.

Melissa Scoles, QA1, President & CEO

As president and CEO of QA1, Melissa Scoles has a lot on her plate. Despite her many responsibilities, meeting people in the industry is her favorite part.

Alba Colon, Director of Competition Systems, Hendrick Motorsports

An affinity for STEM education led Alba Colon into the automotive industry where she has continuously elevated her career with GM and now Hendrick Motorsports.

Lindsay Wheelock, NHRA Drag Racer

Lindsay Wheelock is the definition of a renaissance woman. Not only is Wheelock a drag car driver, but also a dental hygienist who’s homeschooled her three kids since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.