From our public launch in 2018 to our first season in 2019, esports in 2020 and our partnership with Formula 1, find out more about the story of W Series so far.

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October 2018 After over two years of secret planning it was time for W Series to go public. In the early hours of the morning on the 10th October, we pressed send on that press release, and posted our first-ever tweet.


March 2019 – Almeria. Set in the rolling Andalucian hills, the Circuito de Almeria proudly proclaims itself Europe’s warmest and driest racetrack. That made it the perfect venue for the second and most critical stage of our driver selection programme. Over the course of four days our expert panel – including grand prix winner David Coulthard – weighed up every candidate’s skills and gradually came to a definitive selection of 18 plus four reserves


W Series celebrates International Women’s Day 2020 with the launch of an inspirational new film dedicated to female talent and ambition. Picture by Libby Burke Wilde


It is almost two years since the chequered flag fell on W Series’ inaugural season at Brands Hatch in August 2019. But finally in Mar 2021, the roar of W Series’ race cars were heard again as final preparations for season two began with a pre-season test at the Anglesey Circuit.