Jamie Chadwick, a 21-year-old from England, has taken yet another step in the pursuit of her goal to break into Formula 1 as she becomes a development driver for the Williams team.
Who is Jamie Chadwick?
The young driver from Bath has now emerged as a likely contender to end the 43-year wait in Formula 1 for a female driver by currently leading the W Series after wins in the MRF Winter Series and Formula 3.
As a development driver, she will join the Williams driver academy and face tests in the simulator while learning what it takes to make it to the pinnacle of motorsport.
Ms Chadwick explained that she feels a great honor in entering the Williams Racing Driver Academy, and she believes that time spent in the Formula 1 simulator is a great opportunity to boost her development as a driver.