With coverage from all eight W Series races, Channel 4 will be bringing the international single-seater motor racing championship for female drivers to our screens.
The W Series presenting line-up will be led by Lee McKenzie and Anna Woolhouse and will feature 13-time Formula 1 Grand Prix winner David Coulthard, as well as Alex Jacques, Amy Reynolds, Billy Monger, Naomi Schiff and Ted Kravitz.
Channel 4 will also be broadcasting highlights of the Formula 1 race from the Red Bull Ring on 27 June, giving fans the opportunity to watch the best male and female drivers in the world.
Catherine Bond Muir, Chief Executive Officer, W Series, said: “I am delighted that W Series’ founding broadcast partner, Channel 4, has reinforced its commitment to showcasing women’s sport and our talented racing drivers. Our partnership with Channel 4 is a key part of W Series’ plan to create more visible role models to inspire girls and women to be a part of motorsport, whether that is on track, on screen or behind the scenes, and the expertise and insight provided by our brilliant commentary team will be instrumental to our efforts.”
Channel 4’s Head of News, Current and Affairs and Sport Louisa Compton added: “W Series aligns brilliantly with Channel 4 – it’s innovative, bold and will break down barriers. I’m sure viewers will relish the opportunity to watch this exciting season of top motorsport as it unfolds on Channel 4.”
The first W Series race will air on Channel 4 live from the Red Bull Ring in Austria on 26 June.