News Details

Wolff hopes to inspire more girls to get involved

Susie Wolff will be the first woman to take part in an official Formula 1 session this weekend since Lella Lombardi in 1976, when she gets behind the wheel of Valtteri Bottas's FW36 during practice. Whilst it's unlikely, at the age of 31, that she will progress much further in the sport, she says her main aim is to get more women involved. "If there are just a handful of little girls who are there on Friday and see me driving and suddenly realise they could do the same, that is the biggest positive to come out of it," said the Scottish driver. "It's not a man's world any more. It just needs to be shown that women can compete at that level and then you'll get more and more...
Full Story »
1y ago from 0

You May Also Be Interested In...

Women close to F1 breakthrough - Wolff

Development driver Susie Wolff says Formula 1 is 'close' to the time when...
1y ago from

Wolff promises pit stop improvement

Sutton Images Enlarge Toto Wolff admits Mercedes may have been too...
1y ago from

No more mistakes - Wolff

Williams outqualified Mercedes in Austria Sutton Images Enlarge Mercedes...
1y ago from

Wolff: Silverstone looks easier, but...

Mercedes director Toto Wolff is refusing to get carried away with...
1y ago from

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On

Camping with Bradley Smith

What happens when you take one of the UK's top motorbike racers (who also...

Lorenzo vows to defend Japan Prix, charge Rossi

Valentino Rossi is facing intensifying pressure from Yamaha teammate...
5h ago from

Video of the Day: Rossi flat out at ranch

No description available...
5h ago from

Abraham to miss next three rounds

– AB Motoracing rider Karel Abraham will miss the next three rounds...
2h ago from

Popular On

Will Power honoured with Toowoomba Sprintcar race

Toowoomba Speedway has announced an event honouring local Verizon IndyCar...
5h ago from

Will Power honoured in hometown Toowoomba

The 2014 IndyCar Series champion Will Power has been honoured in his...
5h ago from

INDYCAR: Indy Lights champ Pigot looking through...

Championships have endowed Spencer Pigot’s steady progression through...
16h ago from

INDYCAR: Honda busy testing aero kit components

Honda has yet to confirm its return to IndyCar in 2016, but that hasn't...
1w ago from

Popular On

Drivers back FIA safety campaign

Crews join FIA president Jean Todt to target fans
21h ago from

What Corsica victory means to Latvala

Significance behind island success
1d ago from

Evans' podium lift in Corsica

The Welshman and his co-driver Daniel Barritt were the surprise package...
1d ago from

Gilbert: Junior title 'a dream come true'

Frenchman sealed the title in Corsica
22h ago from

Popular On

It's an Honour: The 1990/91 campaign

In It's an Honour, featured first in the official matchday programme,...
1h ago from

Stats: Who has the highest goal per game ratio among...

Sergio Aguero has been one of the best strikers in the Premier League...
2h ago from

Mesut Ozil confident Arsenal can beat Bayern Munich in...

After Arsenal's resounding 3-0 win over Manchester United, the question...
1h ago from

Premier League table: Super computer predicts final...

As the Premier League pauses for the latest international break, fans are...
1h ago from


comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Wolff hit back at Red Bull 2016 engine talks back on

Toto Wolff has hit back at Red Bull counterpart... Read More »
3h ago from

Struggling Lotus now locked out at Sochi

Lotus' travelling Formula 1 staff are once again... Read More »
1h ago from

Button hails aero gains under Prodromou

Jenson Button believes McLaren have taken... Read More »
59m ago from

Recent News

2014 is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.