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.
We caught up with Jutta Kleinschmidt before Arctic X Prix, let’s see what she had to say about her legendary career at Dakar and her new challenge with Extreme E.
We had the opportunity to have a Q&A with Nerea Martí after Hungagoring, where she got her maiden podium in W Series, let’s see what she has to say about her career and the W Series.
We talked to ABT CUPRA XE's Claudia Hürtgen before Ocean X Prix. Let’s see what the veteran has to say about her short journey with Extreme E.
Anna Schwaiger is the Systems Low Voltage Engineer on the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team. We had a Q&A with Anna after New York ePrix. Now ahead of R13 of Season 7 in London, let’s see how she realized her dream of becoming a motorsport engineer inspired by her childhood passion for Formula 1.
We caught up with Mikaela before and after Ocean X Prix, let’s hear about her experience in developing the tyre for Extreme E as well as her career in motorsport.
We caught up with Cristina Gutiérrez before she headed off for Senegal, let’s see what she shared with us about Dakar and Extreme E.
This month, in anticipation of Ocean X Prix, we continue with our Extreme E female drivers series. We caught up with Christine Giampaoli-Zonca after Desert X Prix. Let’s hear her story with Hispano Suiza Xite Energy.
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.
This month, coming off of the inaugural X Prix, we give you another installment in our Extreme E female drivers series - let’s hear the story of Catie Munnings with Andretti United.
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This week, we continue with the Chinese New Year special series featuring Chinese female riders. We give you the story of Ling “Kim” CHEN.
As a celebration of the Chinese New Year, we bring you a special series featuring three Chinese female riders. Today, on the New Year’s Eve of the Year of the Oxen (or bulls, or cows), we give you the story of #911 Rui JIA (贾睿), 600cc rider with Shizhao Racing Team.
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.
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.
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.
We continue with the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars profile series, and give you Lilly Zug and Juju Noda.
We had the opportunity to talk to Cristina Mañas, Performance Engineer with Panasonic Jaguar Racing, and hear her story of an engineering student maturing into a motorsport engineer on a top-level team in Formula E.
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.
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.
This week, we continue with the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars profile series, and give you Natalia Gładysz & Tyler Robinson.
This week, we continue with the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars profile series, and give you Esmee Kosterman & Astrid Almlöf.
This week, we continue with the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars profile series, and give you Mariana Machado & Toni Kayla Naudé.
This week, we continue with the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars profile series, and give you Ella Stevens and Kinga Wójcik.
This week, we continue with the FIA Girls on Track – Rising Stars profile series, and give you Milla Sjöstrand and Doriane Pin.
From this week, we are rolling out the profiles of drivers participating in the FIA Girls on Track - Rising Stars program. Let's see Jessica Edgar and Maya Weug's story this week.
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.
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.
To celebrate International Day of Women in Engineering next week, we give you the story of Ana Paola Serrano Guadarrama, 2019 INFINITI Engineering Academy winner from Mexico.
Claire Dubbelman is the Championships Manager for the FIA Single Seater Department. We had the great honor to have a Q&A with Claire and learn more about her incredible journey in motorsport, here is how she gets into the sport and has thrived in the paddock for the past 12 years.
Vanessa Guerra is the Creative Producer and Host of the Red Bull's Inside Pass. Before Inside Pass, Vanessa already had a long career in the MotoGP paddock, from team management to pit lane reporter. During this quarantine time, we had a chat with Vanessa, to hear about her amazing journey in the past 12 years.
ROKiT is one of the largest private companies sponsoring women in motorsport worldwide. We recently interviewed Bruce Renny, the Chief Marketing Officer of ROKiT Group of Companies, to hear about the story behind their support for women in motorsport.
Wendy Li (李倩雯) is the former Editor-in-Chief of China Motorsport Magazine (中国赛车杂志). She single-highhandedly revived this magazine after it had been out of circulation for three years. At the same time of leading the editorial on the newly-revived magazine in 2018, she was also part of the organizer’s team for the inaugural Mini Challenge China Series. During China Motorsport Magazine’s dormant, Wendy was the editor for the Chinese version of Motosport.com
The new all-female motorcycle road racing championship, Women’s European Cup kicks off this year.
In part 1 of this conversation we released on Thursday, we retraced Kathy's footsteps in F1 paddock during her time at F1 Express. Now in part 2, we give you her commentator career.
Muklada Sarapuech just became the first female rider to compete for a full season in Asia Road Racing Championship SuperSport 600 class, and this is not the first record she's broken. We had the opportunity to have a short Q&A about her career, let’s see what she has to say about all her history-making.
We had the opportunity to hear her thoughts on her season and the new W Series season. Let’s see what she has to say about her journey into Formula 1.
Nita Korhonen is the Commission Director of FIM Women in Motorcycling Commission. At the same time, she is also the Continental Unions and National Federations Liaison Director and Events Director at the FIM. In January, we had the opportunity to talk to Nita, and hear about how she came from a motorsport family, started in the sport as a journalist, and carved out an amazing career path for herself.
In the past decade, Absolute Racing has been a formidable force in the motorsport scene in China and Asia. Based in Zhuhai, Shanghai, and Sepang, this team has been pushing forward motorsport in China and Asia, as well as raising young Chinese drivers such as Ye Yifei to international championships. Among the management of this team, there is a Chinese lady, Erin Chen, who is the Account Manager. We had an opportunity to chat with her about her story of getting into motorsport, and making history with Absolute Racing.
Since 2015, INFINITI and Renault Formula One Team has been running a program called INFINITI Engineering Academy to select engineering students around the world to join INFINITI and Renault F1 Team for a 12 months placement and potential future opportunity in both automotive industry and motorsport industry. We had the opportunity to catch up with 2019 winner from China - Muyao (Nimo) Li
Four years ago in November 2015, during Season 2 of Formula E, Roborace – the autonomous car racing series - was announced. In 2019, Season Alpha – the first of two test seasons – was launched for the teams involved in Roborace and a series of competitions such as localization, obstacle avoidance, overtaking was carried out. Among the people pushing this cutting-edge racing series forward was Holly Watson Nall, a young woman who took on the passion for motorsport herself, and built a path to realize her dream.
We talked to Juliet Zhu, social media manager of WEC, at the 4 hours of Shanghai, about her journey into this championship.
Maria Herrera is one of the only two women who have started on the grid of Grand Prix racing and scored points this decade (and this data is set and done since we’ve finished all the Grand Prix of this decade). She started in Moto3 back in 2013 as a wildcard entry at Aragon, then in three races in 2014, then ran for full seasons between 2015 and 2017. In 2018 she went away to race in World SuperSport 300. This year she is back in Grand Prix racing with MotoE World Cup. During Valencia GP, we had the opportunity to team up with EPaddock.it to have a joint interview with Maria on Friday before E-Pole.
Formula E fans must be very familiar with Swiss driver Simona de Silvestro, either because of her drive in the gleaming blue Amlin Andretti in season 2015-16, or for her role as test driver under Susie Wolff’s command last season. Not to mention that she’s the first female driver in Formula E to score points. And now her name is affiliated with German car manufacturer Porsche.
Subscribers to MotoGP.com's VideoPass or audiences with access to Fox Sports are perhaps very familiar with Amy Dargan. Every race weekend, she brings the stories in the paddock to fans around the world. During Thai GP on the Saturday evening, we had the opportunity to chat with Amy and hear her own story.
Maria Herrera is currently the only female rider in MotoGP paddock. Even though MotoE does not travel to Thailand, we still take the opportunity to sit down with Angel Nieto Team's Sportive Manager Gino Borsoi on the Friday before Thai GP.
九岁开始接触卡丁车的Nerea Martí已经在卡丁车和F4赛场上大显身手，她是第一位获得瓦伦西亚卡丁车锦标赛总冠军的女性车手，并且在自己的第一场西班牙F4比赛中就登上领奖台。2021赛季W Series的比赛中Nerea在亨格诺林的比赛中登上领奖台，成为本赛季第二位登上领奖台的菜鸟。夏休期间我们采访了Nerea，来看看她对自己的职业生涯有什么要说的吧。