United States Grand Prix: Jamie Chadwick wins W Sequence title in Austin

Jamie Chadwick accomplished her championship defence with victory in Austin

Jamie Chadwick has secured a second W Sequence championship with victory over fierce title rival Alice Powell within the season finale at Austin, Texas.

After placing one hand on the trophy by successful the penultimate race on Saturday, she adopted up with a commanding win from pole place.

Chadwick constantly set quickest laps while Powell struggled from ninth on the grid, ending sixth.

Chadwick, 23, received the sequence’ first title in 2019.

She and Powell had battled throughout eight rounds – all in assist of Formulation 1 grands prix this season.

“It has been exhausting work this 12 months, I have been pushed all the best way,” stated a delighted Chadwick after the race. “To high it off the best way we did, I could not be happier. I wish to say because of W Sequence for the assist all 12 months and I am simply joyful to complete on high.”

When requested if she will be able to see her W Sequence success propel her to Formulation 1 she stated: “I’ve an incredible relationship with Williams [as development driver] and so they’ve helped me with this championship behind the scenes – for that I am very grateful to them. I do not know what’s going to occur subsequent however I am simply celebrating the win now.”

Because the championship winner, Chadwick receives a prize fund of £363,000 to assist fund her rise by means of the ranks of motorsport and assist carve a path to changing into the primary lady to participate in a Formulation 1 race for greater than 40 years.

The W Sequence is a free-to-enter all-female racing championship that goals to supply a platform for ladies to race and remove the notorious monetary obstacles to entry inside top-tier motorsport.

Collaborating drivers are chosen solely on their skills and driving means, resulting in solely the highest eight finishers within the standings being assured to return for one more season in 2022.

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