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Latest stories from W series

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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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 selects Hankook as official tyre partner

W Series names Hankook as its official tyre partner for its inaugural season, commencing at Hockenheim in May.

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W Series to attend Autosport International

W Series to meet fans for the first time ahead of our debut season in May 2019 with a host of drivers confirmed for the Autosport International show.

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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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Women With Drive: Janet Guthrie

Janet Guthrie will always be remembered as the first woman to take part in the Indianapolis 500, a feat she achieved in 1977, but what is often overlooked is that she was already a veteran of some of motorsport’s toughest races.

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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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Women With Drive: Giovanna Amati

Giovanna Amati first displayed her daredevil instincts at the age of 15 when she used her pocket money to buy a 500cc Honda motorcycle that she used for late-night rides around the streets of Rome.

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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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W Series Names Long-List Of Drivers

W Series, the all-female championship set to go racing in 2019, has announced a long-list of more than 50 drivers who will compete for a place on the grid of 18 when the season kicks off in May next year.

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Women With Drive: Sarah Fisher

When Sarah Fisher made her first start at the Indianapolis 500 aged just 19 she became the youngest – and only the third – woman to start the iconic race. While much was made of her youth at the time, what was overlooked was that she already had 14 seasons of racing behind her.

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