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W Series winner Chadwick to compete in Asian F3

Though she won't have a chance to drive the car until her first race

Jamie Chadwick, winner of this year's inaugural all-female W Series, will race in the Asian F3 championship that starts in Malaysia on Dec. 14, the Absolute Racing team said on Monday. The 15-race series, which also ends at Malaysia's Sepang circuit, includes rounds in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Thailand between December and February with three races at each location. The FIA-sanctioned regional championship, like next year's W Series, also offers points towards the Super Licence that drivers need

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Why Jamie Chadwick feels F1 is further away the closer she gets

'I’m not going to try and cheat it'

W Series champion Jamie Chadwick has taken a step closer to Formula One this year but her dream of one day competing at the pinnacle of motor racing feels further away than ever. The Briton, who collected $500,000 for winning the inaugural all-female single-seater title, celebrated her 21st birthday in May with a new role as development driver for the Williams F1 team. Asked whether she felt closer to becoming the first female Formula One driver since 1976, she replied: "To be completely hone

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Jamie Chadwick must leave W Series if she retains the title next year

It's a condition of drivers earning Formula One license points next year

Britain's Jamie Chadwick will have to leave the all-female W series if she retains the title next year under new rules that bar the champion from returning to defend her crown in future, organisers said on Tuesday. Chadwick, 21, won this year's inaugural championship and $500,000 prize money and is returning next year when points are being awarded for the first time towards a Formula One super licence. "W Series has been granted FIA super licence points eligibility, and one of the criteria att

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W Series could team up with F1 for races in North America next year

Women would be the undercard at U.S., Mexico GPs

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 major shareholder Sean Wadsworth, said talks with Formula One were ongoing. The W Series, which uses identical 1.8 litre Formula Three cars, aims to help female racers

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Britain's Jamie Chadwick is W Series' first champion

She finishes as point leader on home turf at Brands Hatch

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Women's W Series could join undercard of some F1 races, earn driver points

Britain's Jamie Chadwick wins inaugural race at Hockenheim

Britain's Jamie Chadwick wins inaugural race at Hockenheim