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Motor racing: W Series launches all-female Esports League

The all-female W Series is launching an Esports League for women drivers only in the absence of any on-track action due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With its second season on hold and no start date set, organisers hope to maintain the series’ profile and encourage more women to compete in the male-dominated virtual world as […]

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WRC agrees new partnership with eSports experts Fanatec 

      Fanatec announced as new official partner for WRC eSports German company boasts strong motorsport portfolio Development underway on rally products for WRC gamers Fanatec backs WRC’s virtual challenge in Rally Argentina classic WRC Promoter has completed a multi-year agreement with sim racing hardware experts Fanatec to become the official partner of the […]

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W Series season up in the air after DTM rescheduling

 Jamie Chadwick’s defence of her W Series title has been thrown into uncertainty by coronavirus and the rescheduling of the German Touring Car (DTM) championship the all-female single-seater series supports. The DTM issued a new provisional calendar on Wednesday with the first half of its season postponed and a tentative start at the Norisring in […]

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Women’s Sports: New W Series sponsor shows there is big money to be made in Women’s Sport

When the W Series was launched it self-styled as ground-breaking. It had a prime spot on free-to-air TV with Channel Four. It provided cars for competitors who didn’t have to pay to enter and it aimed to get women into Formula One. Now as they get ready for their second series in 2020, increasing the […]

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SA’s Tasmin Pepper to prove she is worth her salt at women’s series

Pepper will again be in the line-up after finishing in the top 12 Inaugural champion Jamie Chadwick will return for a second season of the all-female W Series in 2020, with six newcomers featuring on a list of 18 drivers published by organisers on Monday. SA’s Tasmin Pepper will also return to the grid after […]

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W Series confirms six new drivers as Chadwick and others return for 2020

Jamie Chadwick will return to defend her W Series crown in 2020, having been confirmed among the 12 returning drivers for next season. The top 12 of the 2019 standings will once again be in action in the all-female series next year. Chadwick was signed to Williams’ development system during her championship-winnin campaign and might have […]

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W Series could link up with F1 in North America

The all-female W Series is discussing a move outside Europe, and a potential North American double-header supporting Formula One races in the United States and Mexico, as part of an expanded second season. Former F1 race winner David Coulthard, who heads the advisory board for the series and is a long-time friend of chairman and […]

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W Series CEO hails crucial timing: ‘Three years ago, no one was watching women’s sport’

It may have taken three years of “blood, sweat and tears” to realise her dream, but W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir’s plan to launch a groundbreaking new all-female racing championship has, so far, been an unmitigated success. Announced in October of last year, the W Series launched with a clear message; ‘to change the […]

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TOP TEN TASMIN

Pepper keeps W seat with title tenth Tasmin Pepper closed off her W Series women’s world championship with 12th place at the Brands Hatch season finale in England over the weekend, ending up tenth overall in the chase and guarantee her a seat in next year’s championship. “I finished tenth in my first W Series […]

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TASMIN EYES FLYING FINISH

Pepper keen to wrap W Series up in style South Africa’s Tasmin Pepper heads to the inaugural W Series finale at Brands Hatch in England looking to end her season with a strong points-paying finish as motorsport’s first-ever women’s world championship comes to a head Saturday 10 August. Pepper has scored strong points paying results […]

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TASMIN CONQUERS NORISRING

Street fighter Pepper comes good Tasmin Pepper showed what she is made of by overcoming a difficult qualifying and driving smart to bring home her fourth W Series Women’s World Championship top ten finish against the odds at Germany’s unforgiving Norisring street race on Saturday. Pepper was delighted to redeem some points from a weekend […]

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TIME TO PEPPER IT UP!

Tasmin chasing W Series step forward South Africa’s W Series star Tasmin Pepper heads back to Germany for the fourth round of the women’s world championship star at Norisring Saturday 6 July looking to make a meaningful step forward in the championship chase. Pepper has shone in the series so far, finishing every race in […]

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W SERIES MISANO RACE RESULTS: JAMIE CHADWICK MAKES IT TWO WINS IN THREE RACES

Jamie Chadwick (GBR), from Bath, UK, scored a W Series win at the Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli, on Italy’s Adriatic coast Saturday, finishing just half a second ahead of Beitske Visser (NDL) in second place. Third was Fabienne Wohlwend (LIE), from Liechtenstein, who had taken pole position that morning. At the start, Wohlwend made a mediocre […]

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TASMIN RELISHING FAMILIAR GROUND

Pepper can’t wait to race Misano W Series South Africa’s Woman’s World racing championship driver Tasmin Pepper heads to a circuit she knows for once as the series heads to Misano for its third round Saturday 8 June. Pepper, who has finished in the top ten in both opening rounds in spite of never seeing […]