Over the next week, I’m going to highlight some of the drivers pushing to make the finals of the W Series. To kick off the proceedings, I spoke to Canadian racer Taegen Poles to find out what inspired her to begin racing, and how she’s preparing for the all-important assessments in Austria. “Some of my […]Read More W Series Qualifier: Taegen Poles
Since the announcement of the new all-female racing programme, the W Series has been causing a bit of a stir. To get to grips with the concept, I’ve pieced together a guide to get you acquainted with one of motorsport’s most new and exciting adventures. What is it? The W Series will see 18-20 female […]Read More The W Series: The Basics
Should any effort to widen the pool of female taken and give women a pathway to Formula 1 be applauded? “Some people have misunderstood the premise behind the series: the message isn’t that women can’t compete with men,” Karun Chandhok says. “I believe it’s about creating a platform to encourage more women to race.” That’s […]Read More Is the W Series a step in the right direction or an unneeded act of segregation?
Monza is the temple of speed, the grand prix to attend if you’re looking for an electric atmosphere – fast corners, long straights, and the formidable Tifosi, it has it all. This time last year, I was in the midst of experiencing the best weekend of my life. A bold statement I’ll admit, but I […]Read More Reliving my first grand prix
For the first time in history, a trophy at the British Grand Prix will be presented by a disabled person. Meet Nathalie McGloin, a lady who is breaking down barriers in motorsport… Need I say that after a road traffic collision, more commonly known as an RTC, getting back in a vehicle can be tough, whether […]Read More Meet Nathalie McGloin, the lady breaking down barriers in motorsport
Having raced in the top motorsport series in the world, you’d expect Mark Blundell to have a fair few stories to share. Speaking to him after taking an early lunch at work, a few doesn’t quite cut it. Blundell has raced some of the most famous names out there, including the likes of Ayrton Senna, […]Read More Mark Blundell: “Racing is all about enjoyment and I’ve had lots of it”
The Formula 1 season is well underway and, with that in mind, helenahickss.com spoke to Rosanna Tennant, someone who knows what it’s like to work their way towards the top of the motorsport media career ladder from the bottom. After a successful spell with the YouTube channel Pole Position, her role as a presenter quickly […]Read More Rosanna Tennant: “You never know what might be coming next”