W Series has appointed ATS Wheels to its expanding family of world-class partners, as it gears up for the next and final stage of the W Series driver selection programme, to be held at Almeria, Spain, next month.

The ATS brand has been closely associated with motorsport for half a century, and in its long history has supplied numerous racing series and winning teams, even running its own Formula 1 team (1977-’84). ATS is the current series supplier for FIA Formula European Masters.

Dave Ryan W Series Racing Director, said:

“We’re delighted to welcome ATS to W Series.

“ATS has an outstanding reputation for quality and technology, and that strongly complements our own mission – to achieve the highest standards of performance and safety for our drivers.”

Marco Trautmann, Associate Director Motorsport and Forged Wheels at ATS Wheels, added:

“We’re very proud to be part of W Series as its official wheels partner. With 50 years of experience in wheel manufacturing and motorsport, we’re a strong and reliable partner bringing the highest performance right onto the racetrack. We look forward to the upcoming first season and we’re eager to support the W Series’ highly talented female drivers in writing success stories.”

Each wheel rim, individually manufactured for the W Series Tatuus T-318 Formula 3 car that will be raced in the brand-new championship, is precision-fabricated at and subject to the highest-quality control standards.

ATS wheels will be used on each of the 18 W Series cars at each of the six races in the calendar, starting at Hockenheim, Germany, in May.

More information on ATS can be found at atswheels.com/atswheels