Meet the class of 2021
18 drivers from 12 different countries
Driver number 44
I was initially sceptical about W Series, but I can put my hands up and say I was wrong. The level of competition is extremely high.
Driver number 27
W Series came along and changed the game. I had just been unblocking a urinal when I got the call.
Driver number 17
W Series is the second chance I never thought I was going to get. For me, being a driver is about the desire to always improve.
Driver number 95
W Series is changing perceptions – we have more respect as drivers now and it is spurring me on.
Driver number 22
It’s hard to put into words the opportunity W Series is giving me – it is allowing me to build a career.
Driver number 97
There is a feeling I get when I’m in the car – adrenaline; speed; happiness – it’s hard to summarise in one word.
Driver number 7
I’m very proud of W Series. Female sport is growing and it has finally got the respect that it deserves.
Driver number 5
W Series has helped me live my dream and I’m loving every minute of it. It’s such a big chance for us to develop, not just as drivers but as people.
Driver number 3
When I first heard about W Series I was suspicious, thinking: ‘Is it real?’ It’s just amazing and brings me closer to my dream.
Driver number 51
My parents wanted a princess but instead they got a racer. My passion for cars came as a surprise!
Driver number 55
W Series has been the biggest stepping stone in my career, developing me as a racer and a person.
Driver number 21
I have the utmost respect for all the other drivers out there. We all have our own journeys and I’d never change mine because it’s made me the driver I am.
Driver number 19
I feel like I was born to be a racing driver, regardless of my gender, and I’m only just warming up.
Driver number 54
I will always be grateful to W Series because it’s for women like me who have no money; for women who wouldn’t otherwise have a chance to race.
Driver number 32
When I heard I’d made it into W Series my father and I cried. It’s such a big opportunity for me; I just want to keep learning and improving.
Driver number 37
I want the attention to be on how I drive, not what gender I am or how I look. Being in the zone in a car on the track is definitely a unique feeling.
Driver number 26
I think my visibility as a LGBTQ+ driver will help aspiring drivers feel more comfortable just knowing there are people within the sport.