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I Want to Bring My Experience and Help Riders Grow

Valeria Wilkes runs WMS Motorsport, a swiss team competing in MES Trophy (Trofei Motoestate) as well as providing technical services in CIV in Italy. We met her when she was searching for a Chinese rider to join her team in MES Trophy. While it was a difficult quest, we found her story in the paddock inspiring. Here we give you her stories of over 20 years in the motorcycling world.

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Paulina Polackova on Making It into the World of Motorsport

Guest blog by Thiemo Albers-Daly Photos provided by Paulina Polackova Paulina Polackova is an up-and-coming rally driver who’s determined to work hard and get herself firmly into the motorsport scene. She fell in love with racing from a young age and is happy to try out racing anything with an engine. I had the chance... Continue Reading →

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Rising Stars Profile Vol.8 – Bianca Bustamante & Laura Bubenova

This year, the FIA Girls on Track - Rising Stars program came back bigger and better. Two groups of girls, 14 in the Senior Category and 14 in the Junior Category, will go into the three-day shoot-out from the 21st to 23rd of October at the Circuit Paul Ricard. Just like last year, we are rolling out the profiles of drivers participating in the program. Today, we give you Bianca Bustamante in the Senior Category and Laura Bubenova in the Junior Category.

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We Will See How It Goes – Catching up with Dorna Event Director Norma Companys

In 2019, we talked to Dorna’s Event Director for MotoGP, Norma Companys, to hear about her career with MotoGP. After Norma’s team put together the impossible 2020 season, we caught up with her again between the two races at Losail International Circuit while she had a brief moment of down-time on Friday, to learn more about organizing MotoGP races in this crazy age.

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Who Says Liter-bikes Are Not for Girls? – Exclusive Interview with Olivia Jia

Chinese New Year special series:The Parallel Lines in Life – Exclusive Interview with Kim ChenThe Pianist on Two Wheels – Exclusive Interview with Rui Jia © All photos, including featured cover, provided by Olivia Jia Today, on Lantern Festival, we conclude our Chinese New Year special series and give you the story of Tianshuang “Olivia” JIA, 2020 Ducati... Continue Reading →

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Defend My Title, and Pass All My Courses – Interview with Beatriz Neila, Women’s European Cup Champion

In January 2020, the inaugural Women's European Cup was announced at Motor Bike Expo. Even though the season's start was delayed from April to July due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had the first ever Women's European Cup champion in September - Beatriz Neila - one round before the season finale. We had the opportunity to have a Q&A with Beatriz, let's see what she has to say about her Women's European Cup season and her career.

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Learning and Adapting to Become a Well-rounded Engineer

At the end of 2019, upon the completion of the INFINITI Engineering Academy China Final, we interviewed the winner Muyao (Nimo) Li. In 2020, the internship program was still carried out despite extreme circumstances, and now all seven winners have completed their internship at Renault F1 team and INFINITI Research Center. We caught up with Nimo to hear about her experiences during the year.

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With Passion and Skills, You Will Find Your Way – Exclusive Interview with FIM Deputy CEO Mrs. Françoise Emery

Mrs. Françoise Emery is the Deputy CEO of the FIM. She started in the Finance Department of the FIM 18 years ago and is now leading the 40 employees of the FIM in the headquarter as well as 300 officials and volunteers worldwide to support the 113 national federations which are members of the FIM. We had the opportunity to chat with Mrs. Emery to hear about her career in the motorcycling sport governance body, and learn about how they pushed through this difficult year to make the championships happen.

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Female Element Will Be Decisive For The Championship – Exclusive Interview with Alejandro Agag

We talked to Mr. Alejandro Agag, the brain behind the first-ever gender-equal motorsport championship. It has always been a great inspiration talking to Mr. Agag, and this time, let's see how the idea of electrical Odyssey gradually takes shape into an FIA International Series in Extreme E.

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It’s Not an Unapproachable Dream

Growing up in a time when motorsport is little known to the general public in China, the distance between China and mainstream international motorsport has never stopped Zhang Jingying(张静莹,aka 张小鹅) from chasing her dream. A former editor at Sina’s Ultimate Motors and currently a producer at Bitauto, Jingying also co-created her own vlog Channel é (张小鹅频道) covering motorsport, tourism, and many things in between.

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My Passion Keeps Me Going

Cherry Fan (范雨芹) is the first female photographer from Mainland China to be accredited an F1 media pass for the full season. She started her freelance photographer career in the motorsport world in 2011, and moved into Formula 1 in 2017. We had the opportunity to hear her tell her story of becoming a Formula 1 photographer. Let’s see how she stays on this path less travelled by others.

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Beyond Driven – Storytellers for the True Champions

Beyond Driven is the first and latest documentary exploring the life of Lella Lombardi, the first female driver to win world championship points, and the burning legacy she has left behind. We had the opportunity to talk to co-producer, co-director, and co-writer of the film, Riyaana Hartley, to hear about the story behind the scenes. Let’s see how the idea come about and how Riyaana and her partner Vincent Tran put everything together to get the exhilarating story of this pioneer to the world.

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