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21 and a woman: the new ontwikkelingsrijdster at the Williams F1 team

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The Williams F1 team has Jamie Chadwick, the current leader in the new W Series championship, included in its Driver Academy.

The W Series is the championship in which only women may participate. The 21-year-old Chadwick is currently on the lead in the championship but is in the intermediate position, shortly followed by the Dutch Beitske Visser.

Chadwick will be out during three European races are present and interact with the rest of the Williams F1 team. Among other things during the GP of Great Britain will Chadwick on the Silverstone circuit. In addition, they will also carry out work in the F1 simulator Williams.

“I am pleased to confirm that Jamie Chadwick, john Williams, Racing Driver Academy has joined as ontwikkelingsrijdster,” says Claire Williams of the eponymous F1 team. “I enjoyed it to Jamie to see race in Hockenheim. They won then during the end of the W Series.”

“Together with its activities on the track will Jamie for Williams simulatorwerk do. They will be both on the track and in the factory working with the team and participate in marketing activities.”

Women in motorsport
Jamie Chadwick is the new face of women in the sport, which, according to Claire Williams is very important for the many young girls who dream of a autosportcarrière.

“Women promote motorsport is exetreem important, and a female role model to have in our Driver Academy will, hopefully, young girls to inspire from a young age to start racing.”

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