Megan White

Megan White

Megan White is Autosport’s News Editor and FIA Formula 3 and W Series reporter.

She began her career in national news after graduating from Kingston University, working at SWNS and the Evening Standard, with a stint working in communications in the music industry.

Megan made the switch to motorsport in 2021, swapping covering COVID and Brexit as a Digital News Editor at LBC for F3, W Series and the occasional foray into Formula 2.

Her love of cars began as a child, but her passion for motorsport was ignited after watching the Senna documentary. She has since also developed a fondness for MotoGP.

Away from motorsport, Megan enjoys collecting records (of questionable taste), seeing live music and bouldering.

Latest articles by Megan White


Edgar makes FIA F3 return at Silverstone after Crohn's Disease diagnosis

Red Bull junior Jonny Edgar will return to the FIA Formula 3 Championship at Silverstone next weekend, just a few months after a diagnosis with Crohn’s Disease forced his withdrawal.

The other Doohan charting his way to motorsport success

Heading into FIA Formula 2 this season, there was a lot of pressure on Jack Doohan. The 2021 F3 runner-up joined a new team for his next challenge, as well as signing up to the Alpine Academy. He told Autosport how he’s tackling the step up - with some help from his motorcycle legend father

Bolukbasi fined after paddock altercation between his father and Nissany's trainer

Charouz Racing System's Cem Bolukbasi has been fined €5000 after his father and Roy Nissany’s trainer were involved in an altercation in the FIA Formula 2 paddock.

F2 Baku: Hauger takes first feature win after crash for Vips

Dennis Hauger snatched FIA Formula 2 feature race victory in Baku after a heartbreaking crash with just five minutes remaining for Juri Vips. 

Leclerc "did not expect" Baku F1 pole after Q1 and Q2 performances

Charles Leclerc says he "did not expect" to take pole position for the Azerbaijan Grand Prix, having finished third in Q1 and second in Q2.

F2 Baku: Vesti takes maiden series win in disrupted sprint race

Frederik Vesti took his maiden FIA Formula 2 victory in Baku, snatching the lead of a disrupted sprint race from Jehan Daruvala on the second safety car restart.

F2 Baku: Vips claims pole after Iwasa crash red flags session

Juri Vips snatched his second FIA Formula 2 pole position of the year in Baku, improving on his second run to take the top spot.

Zhou not yet giving thought to next year’s F1 plans

Zhou Guanyu says he has “no plans yet towards the future” concerning his 2023 Formula 1 plans, with his Alfa Romeo deal believed to be for one season.

Nakagami escapes MotoGP Catalan GP crash without serious injury

Takaaki Nakagami says he has "no serious injury" after his controversial Turn 1 crash involving Alex Rins and Francesco Bagnaia at the MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix.

Quartararo: "Not an easy decision" to sign new Yamaha deal

MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo says it was “not an easy decision” to sign a new contract with Yamaha after his 2023-24 deal was announced on Thursday.

Pourchaire: Cordeel F2 car recovery in pit lane was “dangerous”

Theo Pourchaire says it was “dangerous” that Amaury Cordeel’s stricken FIA Formula 2 car was wheeled back into the pitlane exit as the drivers tried to leave it.

F2 Monaco: Drugovich holds off Pourchaire to extend championship lead

Felipe Drugovich held off title rival Theo Pourchaire to take his third FIA Formula 2 win from the last four races in the Monaco feature race.

F2 Monaco: Lawson loses feature race pole over yellow flag infringement

Liam Lawson has been stripped of pole position for the FIA Formula 2 feature race in Monaco for a yellow flag violation.

Why the Formula 3 benchmark's 2022 season hinges on qualifying Plus

Why the Formula 3 benchmark's 2022 season hinges on qualifying

Prema Racing has long dominated FIA Formula 3, taking the teams’ title in two of the past three seasons. But its start to 2022 has been trickier than usual, and the answers lie in its qualifying performance

F2 Monaco: Lawson takes pole, Hughes crash causes red flag

Liam Lawson took pole for the FIA Formula 2 feature race in Monaco, snatching a last-second lead in Group A despite a yellow flag.

Russell: Spanish GP "a survival race" for Mercedes F1 due to overheating

Mercedes Formula 1's George Russell said the Spanish Grand Prix was “a survival race”, in which both Mercedes cars were “hurt a lot” by overheating issues.

F2 Spain: Drugovich comes from 10th to win feature race

Felipe Drugovich took his second FIA Formula 2 victory of the weekend in the feature race, dominating to cross the line more than five seconds ahead of Jack Doohan.

F3 Spain: Martins recaptures points lead with feature race win

Victor Martins took his second FIA Formula 3 win of the season in Barcelona to recapture the lead in the championship.

F2 Spain: Drugovich reclaims title lead with dominant sprint race victory

Felipe Drugovich took his second FIA Formula 2 win of the season in the Barcelona sprint race, taking the lead off the line to finish two seconds clear of Ayumu Iwasa.

F3 Spain: Vidales holds off Crawford challenge for sprint victory

David Vidales took his maiden FIA Formula 3 win in Barcelona, leading the sprint race from lights to flag despite a strong challenge from Jak Crawford.

Leclerc will "think twice" about driving historic F1 cars after Monaco crash

Charles Leclerc says he will “think twice” about driving historic Formula 1 cars again in the future after crashing one of Niki Lauda’s classic Ferraris in Monaco.

F2 Spain: Doohan snatches pole from Vips

Alpine Formula 1 junior Jack Doohan took his second FIA Formula 2 pole in 2022 despite a last-ditch attempt to snatch top spot from Juri Vips in Barcelona.

F3 Spain: Stanek beats Martins to pole in Barcelona

Roman Stanek snatched his first FIA Formula 3 pole in Barcelona, knocking championship leader Victor Martins off the top of the timesheet at the last second.

Doohan set for first F1 test with Alpine in Qatar

Alpine Academy driver Jack Doohan will have his first taste of Formula 1 machinery in Qatar on Sunday. 

W Series Miami: Chadwick claims double with lights-to-flag victory

Jamie Chadwick took her second W Series win of the weekend in Miami on Sunday, marking her fourth consecutive series victory.

Sainz: 'Not easy to get confidence back' after Miami GP practice shunt

Carlos Sainz said it "wasn't easy at all to get the confidence back" for qualifying at the Miami Grand Prix after suffering a heavy crash during FP2.

W Series Miami: Chadwick takes victory in dramatic final lap showdown

Jamie Chadwick clinched victory in a dramatic W Series season opener in Miami, snatching back the lead from Emma Kimilainen in a last-lap shootout.

W Series Miami: Marti snatches pole after Wohlwend crash scuppers Powell

Nerea Marti took pole for the first W Series race in Miami after a red flag scuppered a last-minute flying lap from Alice Powell.

How the ultra-tight F3 title fight is taking shape Plus

How the ultra-tight F3 title fight is taking shape

With just five points separating the top five after two rounds, FIA Formula 3 looks set for another thrilling season in 2022. But who stands the best chance of pulling away from that pack, and who are the contenders bubbling under?

W Series secures three-year Sky Sports broadcast deal

W Series will be shown on Sky Sports this season as part of a three-year partnership with the broadcaster.

F2 Imola: Pourchaire wins feature race after Nissany crashes out

Theo Pourchaire took victory in the FIA Formula 2 feature race in Imola, claiming the net lead after Roy Nissany made an unforced error and crashed out.

F3 Imola: Stanek claims maiden victory with late Bearman pass

Roman Stanek clinched his first series victory in a chaotic FIA Formula 3 feature race at Imola, snatching the lead from Ollie Bearman on the penultimate lap.

Armstrong: "Lucky" to win F2 Imola sprint due to radio issue

Marcus Armstrong says he was “quite lucky” not to lose the lead on the virtual safety car restart during the FIA Formula 2 sprint race at Imola as he had no radio link to his engineer.

F2 Imola: Armstrong holds off Daruvala for sprint race win

Marcus Armstrong took the second FIA Formula 2 victory of his career in Imola's sprint race, snatching the lead off the line before holding on to the chequered flag.

F3 Imola: Colapinto wins sprint with final lap pass, rivals collide

Franco Colapinto took victory in a dramatic FIA Formula 3 sprint race in Imola after snatching back the lead from Caio Collet on the final lap.

F2 Imola: Vips romps to pole over fellow Red Bull junior Iwasa

Juri Vips beat fellow Red Bull junior Ayumu Iwasa to pole position for Sunday's FIA Formula 2 feature race at Imola in a delayed qualifying session.

F3 Imola: Maloney leads Trident 1-2 for first series pole

Zane Maloney took pole position for the FIA Formula 3 feature race at Imola, snatching the top spot in a damp qualifying to lead Roman Stanek in a Trident 1-2.

Collet ends Barcelona Formula 3 in-season test on top

Caio Collet topped the timesheets at the FIA Formula 3 Championship two-day test in Barcelona. 

Drugovich tops three-day FIA F2 test at Barcelona

MP Motorsport’s Felipe Drugovich set the fastest time across the three days of FIA Formula 2 in-season testing in Barcelona.

Correa out of ELMS opener with left foot fracture, Imola F3 "at risk"

Juan Manuel Correa has been ruled out of the opening round of the European Le Mans Series in France after suffering a stress fracture in his left foot.

Hand joins Power Maxed Racing for debut BTCC season

Ash Hand has joined Power Maxed Racing for his debut season in the British Touring Car Championship, driving alongside Michael Crees.

Yamaha must improve MotoGP grip uncertainty – Quartararo

Reigning MotoGP world champion Fabio Quartararo says Yamaha must fix the uncertainty of how much grip the 2022 bike will have from track to track as it’s ‘a bit frustrating’.

Leclerc tops two-day FIA F3 test at Jerez

Prema Racing’s Arthur Leclerc set the fastest time across the two days of FIA Formula 3’s in-season test at Jerez.

Edgar withdraws from 2022 F3 season after Crohn's Disease diagnosis

Trident driver Jonny Edgar has withdrawn from the 2022 FIA Formula 3 season after he was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease.

2022 MotoGP Argentina GP: Qualifying results and starting grid

Aleix Espargaro took Aprilia’s first MotoGP pole position in a dramatic qualifying, with Luca Marini taking the first front row start for Valentino Rossi’s VR46 team.

The Brazilian F2 driver hoping to return his country to motorsport's top tier Plus

The Brazilian F2 driver hoping to return his country to motorsport's top tier

With a chaotic but “pretty much perfect” FIA Formula 2 weekend in Saudi Arabia behind him, Felipe Drugovich now leads the drivers’ standings in his third crack at the series. The Brazilian driver explains how he's improved amid some difficult years, and shares his dreams of ending his nation's absence from the F1 grid

Rossi “humble” but ‘not starting from zero’ in GTWCE says WRT boss

WRT team boss Vincent Vosse says MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi is entering his first season in GT World Challenge Europe with a “very humble” mindset, but “doesn’t start from zero.”

Doohan "very proud" of F2 helmet tribute to his MotoGP legend father

Jack Doohan says he is “very proud” of his 2022 FIA Formula 2 helmet design, which pays tribute to that used by his MotoGP legend father Mick.

F2 Saudi Arabia: Drugovich takes dominant win from Verschoor

Felipe Drugovich took a dominant FIA Formula 2 feature race win in Saudi Arabia which has given him the championship lead.

The F3 newcomer making good on his unusual career path

Joining the FIA Formula 3 grid as a rookie with a team new to the series could prove daunting for most, but then there aren't many drivers who have the extensive experience Franco Colapinto brings from his time racing sportscars. The Argentinian explains how his LMP2 experience is already helping him in 2022

Ricciardo handed three-place F1 grid penalty for impeding Ocon

McLaren Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo has been handed a three-place grid penalty for impeding Esteban Ocon during qualifying for the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

FIA explains rejection of Prema appeal into Jeddah F2 sprint result

The FIA has rejected Prema’s appeal into the FIA Formula 2 sprint race result in Saudi Arabia after a bizarre incident involving Dennis Hauger following the first safety car restart.

Hughes stripped of F2 Saudi Arabia sprint race podium

Jake Hughes has been stripped of his third place finish in the FIA Formula 2 sprint race in Saudi Arabia after stewards found a “technical non-conformity” on his car. 

F2 Saudi Arabia: Lawson battles to victory in chaotic Jeddah sprint

Liam Lawson took victory in a chaotic Formula 2 sprint race in Saudi Arabia which yielded two safety cars amid several incidents down the field.

Doohan stripped of F2 Saudi Arabia qualifying times, loses P3 start

Jack Doohan has been stripped of his third place start for FIA Formula 2’s Saudi Arabian feature race after the team was unable to supply enough fuel from his car following qualifying.

F2 Saudi Arabia: Drugovich takes pole in fragmented qualifying

Felipe Drugovich took pole position for the FIA Formula 2 sprint race in Saudi Arabia with a last-minute flying lap in a much interrupted session. 

Lawson "definitely more comfortable" focusing on F2 after dual 2021 campaign

Liam Lawson says he is “definitely more comfortable” just racing in FIA Formula 2 this season after having a dual campaign with DTM in 2021.

W Series confirms 2022 line-up, five new drivers to join

W Series has confirmed its 2022 line up, with five new drivers making their championship debut.

Pourchaire "not super confident" in race starts after 2021 F2 Jeddah crash

Theo Pourchaire says he is still “not super confident” at the start of races after his horrific Formula 2 start line crash with Enzo Fittipaldi in Jeddah last year.

Verschoor slams "dangerous" Nissany's driving in F2 Bahrain feature race

Richard Verschoor has voiced his anger at fellow FIA Formula 2 driver Roy Nissany’s “dangerous” conduct during the feature race in Bahrain, saying the Israeli “doesn’t deserve a racing licence”.