The F1 expertise accelerating W Series' driver development
An all-female grid, no teams, cars and engineers rotated after every round - there are a lot of things that are unique about W Series. One under the radar element is the role of a performance development company with a spectacular F1 record
At its launch last autumn, W Series set out its mission statement to enable women to one day race at the highest level of motorsport again, breaking a glass ceiling imposed on female drivers by decades of male dominance, and ultimately act as a driving force for gender equality and representation across all levels.
But W Series has also been "rethinking racing", to quote its tagline, in a multitude of other ways not seen in other junior single-seater formulas - and central to all of that is the emphasis that it places on driver performance development.
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