Flag of Germany

Hockenheim

Round 1

Recap

Qualifying

Position Pos. Driver Number Driver Country Laps Best Time
1 55 J . amie Chadwick
1:58.894
2 5 F . abienne Wohlwend
2:00.624
3 26 S . arah Moore
2:01.538
4 7 E . mma Kimilainen
2:01.673
5 19 M . arta Garcia
2:01.992
6 27 A . lice Powell
2:02.729
7 11 V . icky Piria
2:03.340
9 2 E . smee Hawkey
2:04.298
10 3 G . osia Rdest
2:04.478
11 21 J . essica Hawkins
2:04.616
12 20 C . aitlin Wood
2:05.529
13 37 S . abré Cook
2:05.644
14 49 M . egan Gilkes
2:05.676
15 99 N . aomi Schiff
2:05.914
16 31 T . asmin Pepper
2:06.069
17 54 M . iki Koyama
Flag/Japan
2:06.666
18 67 S . hea Holbrook
2:07.112

Race 1 – Hockenheim, Germany

Position Pos. Driver Number Driver Country Laps Time Points
1 55 J . amie Chadwick
18 32:59:079 25
2 27 A . lice Powell
18 33:00:408 18
3 19 M . arta Garcia
18 33:00:771 15
4 95 B . eitske Visser
18 33:02:552 12
5 26 S . arah Moore
18 33:04:850 10
6 5 F . abienne Wohlwend
18 33:06:128 8
7 54 M . iki Koyama
Flag/Japan
18 33:07:890 6
8 31 T . asmin Pepper
18 33:16:215 4
9 3 G . osia Rdest
18 33:17:968 2
10 20 C . aitlin Wood
18 33:19:463 1
11 21 J . essica Hawkins
18 33:20:652 0
12 2 E . smee Hawkey
18 33:22:074 0
13 37 S . abré Cook
18 33:22:444 0
14 99 N . aomi Schiff
18 33:24:411 0
15 11 V . icky Piria
18 33:30:836 0
16 67 S . hea Holbrook
18 33:45:285 0
DNF 7 E . mma Kimilainen
18 0
DNF 49 M . egan Gilkes
18 0

The weekend at Hockenheim

CHADWICK HISTORIC WINNER OF INAUGURAL W SERIES RACE

Close racing at Hockenheim entertains fans

British driver Jamie Chadwick, 20, stood on the top step of the podium at Hockenheim today to become the first ever W Series race winner. The pole sitter had to cope with strong opposition from the 17 other drivers in the first race of the first ever single-seater series for female drivers only, but she mastered the tricky conditions in what was a closely fought opening round to the six-race competition.

Very wet conditions in qualifying were a challenge for all the W Series drivers, but Bath-born Jamie was at the top of the time sheets for most of the 25-minute session, Fabienne Wohlwend (from Liechtenstein) claiming the other front-row starting position and another Brit, Sarah Moore, third on the grid.

As weather conditions improved ahead of the race and the 18 cars lined up behind the start-line, nerves were understandably kicking in for all the drivers, but they did not show it. Jamie made a perfect start to lead the field; however, a brake issue for her at the hairpin gave Sarah a window of opportunity to steal the lead, which she duly did. Then, still on lap one, a collision at Turn Six resulted in Megan Gilkes (CAN) and Emma Kimiläinen (FIN) retiring and the Safety Car being deployed so that their damaged cars could be moved out of the way.

Then all eyes turned to Alice Powell (GBR) who climbed from P6 to P2, creating an exciting Brit-versus-Brit-versus-Brit battle at the head of the field. But Jamie fought hard to restore her lead, Alice hot on her heels in second and Marta Garcia (ESP) storming through to third, a line-up that then continued all the way to the chequered flag. 

Behind that three-way battle there were some great fightbacks, several drivers making up places from lowly starting positions, among them Tasmin Pepper (RSA), who drove from 16th to eighth; but Miki Koyama (JAP) drove even more forcefully, moving from 17th on the grid to seventh at the flag, not only setting the fastest lap of the race but the second-fastest too, just 0.001sec slower than her best.

Circuit Details

Hockenheim circuit image

Hockenheim

Hockenheim first hosted the German GP in 1970, but its history goes back much further than that, as a circuit was first built on the site as long ago as 1932. The version that would become famous, featuring two long straights in the forest, and a trademark twisty section past the huge grandstands in the stadium, was first seen in 1965.

  • Opened

    1932

  • Location

    Germany

  • Track length

    4.574 km

Race News

View Hockenheim Race Report

Hockenheim Race Report

View Hockenheim Free Practice Report

Hockenheim Free Practice Report

View Hockenheim Race 1 Preview

Hockenheim Race 1 Preview

View Lausitzring Test | Q&A with Dave Ryan

Lausitzring Test | Q&A with Dave Ryan

View Next stop for W Series… Hockenheim!

Next stop for W Series… Hockenheim!