How Chadwick became motorsport's face of change

How Chadwick became motorsport's face of change

From falling into motorsport "by accident" to becoming the first W Series champion, Jamie Chadwick's career success has shown motorsport's capacity for change and suggests the wait for another woman to race in Formula 1 could soon be over

"I fell into this late and kind of by accident," explains newly crowned W Series champion Jamie Chadwick of her introduction to motorsport. "I'm not from a motor racing background and I followed my brother into it initially - I wouldn't have been exposed to it otherwise."

Six years on from the beginning of her car racing career, at the age of 14 in the Ginetta Junior Championship, you'd say that nothing that has happened to Chadwick in the past 12 months that could be considered 'accidental'.

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