Rethink Racing

Introducing W Series, the ground-breaking women’s racing series with a serious ambition:
to change the face of motorsport. Quite literally.

Why W Series?

Successful racing drivers have to be skilled, determined, physically fit, brave and competitive. But they don’t have to be men.

W Series aims to give remarkable female drivers an opportunity in motorsport that simply hasn’t been available to them before now.

Talent does not have a gender. We believe anyone with skill, passion and commitment should have a chance to race at the pinnacle of motorsport, and W Series will create those chances, open doors and fuel our future.

The future of racing starts with W.

Stories

From latest news, information updates and remarkable moments, these are our stories.

Meet W Series

W Series is a unique ground-breaking free-to-enter single-seater motor racing series for women drivers only, with a top prize of US$500,000 for the winner and a total prize fund of US$1.5 million.

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W Series name 28 drivers through to the next stage

Drivers were given the very good news today that they had been chosen to go through to the next stage of the selection process of W Series, the all-new single-seater racing series for female drivers only.

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Meet the Melkman

We caught up with ex-Formula 1 driver and double Le Mans 24 Hours winner Alex Wurz, who will be overseeing the W Series driver selection programme at Melk, Austria, next week

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W Series a day away from historic announcement

Ex-IndyCar racer Lyn St James “blown away by driver talent”; Racing Director Dave Ryan “genuinely impressed by many of them”

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W Series driver selection kicks off in Austria

W Series took another step forward in Austria this weekend when 54 female drivers from four corners of the world met up for the first time in their bid to be chosen to race in the inaugural season of this prestigious series.

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Six New Drivers Enter W Series Selection

W Series, the all-new single-seater racing series for female drivers only, today names a further six drivers who will take part in the selection programme that will determine the drivers who will race in the inaugural W Series season, commencing at Hockenheim (Germany) in May 2019.

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W Series Appoints Hitech GP to Operate Full 2019 Racing Programme

The appointment provides the first details of the W Series racing operation and follows last week’s announcement of the long-list of qualifying drivers.

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W Series To Support DTM in 2019

The new 2019 DTM calendar confirms that W Series will support all DTM rounds from Hockenheim until our season finale at Brands Hatch in August.

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W Series Qualifiers Hit The Big Screen

After revealing our 55 qualifier drivers to world on Wednesday November 28, lots of W Series friends and fans have asked to find out more about each of these pioneering women vying for a chance on our 2019 race grid. 

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We’re more than just a racing series, we’re a community of like-minded people who want to change the face of racing.

Want to be a part of the W Series movement? We want to hear from you, so sign up to not only receive news and information, but to start the W Series conversation.

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