Abbie Eaton admits being wrong about W Series negativity

Abbie Eaton has admitted she was “wrong” to be critical of the W Series when it first launched, ahead of making her debut in the championship in 2020. Eaton, who also acted as The Grand Tour’s test driver during its second and third season on Amazon Prime, was a vocal critic of the series when … Read more

Mercedes F1 W10 honoured as Car of the Year

Mercedes’ Formula 1 car responsible for extending its dominance to six consecutive drivers’ and constructors’ titles, the W10, has won the Racing Car of the Year Award presented by Pirelli. In the hands of 2019 world champion Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas, the W10 won 15 of 21 grands prix this year, despite Ferrari initially … Read more

FE champion Vergne first recipient of Moment of the Year Award

Double Formula E champion Jean-Eric Vergne has become the first recipient of the Moment of the Year Award presented by Marelli, a new addition for 2019. Vergne became the first FE driver to defend his title in 2018/19, overcoming an intense double-header season finale in New York to defeat Mitch Evans and Lucas di Grassi … Read more

Luke Dardis wins 2019 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future

Luke Dardis has won the 2019 Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future Award. Dardis, a student at the University of Bath, alongside Greg Jones, George Poulter, Chris Ray and Max Poulter all impressed in the first application round before taking part in an assessment workshop at Williams HQ in Grove on October 17-18. The assessment … Read more

W Series’ 2020 champion can’t defend her title in ’21

The W Series has defended its decision to allow its reigning champion to stay on in the series after its first title winner Jamie Chadwick elected to return for 2020. Chadwick’s W Series title win earned her $500,000 from the prize fund and she initially targeted a move into FIA Formula 3, providing she could … Read more

Andretti’s Patricio O’Ward wins 2018 Indy Lights title

Andretti Autosport driver Patricio O’Ward won the 2018 Indy Lights title with victory in the opening race at Portland. The 19-year-old held a decisive 25-point lead over team-mate Colton Herta, who has been linked to an IndyCar graduation in 2019, coming into the weekend. That grew to 26 points once O’Ward took pole on Friday … Read more