Susie Wolff has vowed to continue her “step by step” progress towards the F1 grid.
Last year just a development driver, Williams has ramped up the 30-year-old Scot’s programme for 2013, and earlier this month she was bestowed the honour of debuting the new FW35 during an aerodynamic test. Revealing that Bernie Ecclestone is “massively pushing” for a woman to join the exclusively-male grid in the near future, Wolff said her next goal is to obtain an FIA super license. Read more... (199 words, estimated 48 secs reading time)
Susie Wolff will give Williams’ 2013 car, the FW35, its track debut next month.
The famous British team has already announced that the Renault-powered single seater will not be at the opening test of the official pre-season at Jerez next week. Instead, the car will only be driven by race drivers Valtteri Bottas and Pastor Maldonado at the second test, in Barcelona. Read more... (333 words, estimated 1:20 mins reading time)
Susie Wolff has played down expectations her next step in F1 is a spot on the grid.Admitting it was an emotional moment in the wake of the injuries sustained earlier in 2012 by Marussia’s female test driver Maria de Villota, Wolff got her first taste of a grand prix car on Wednesday at the wheel of last year’s Williams. Read more... (269 words, estimated 1:05 mins reading time)
Susie Wolff is sure she will get more chances to prove her skills in an F1 car.
Some insiders saw the serious injuries sustained by Maria de Villota during a recent straight-line test for Marussia as a major setback for F1′s other female driver. But Wolff, who is a test driver for Williams, remains scheduled to drive the FW34 in October. Read more... (258 words, estimated 1:02 mins reading time)
Susie Wolff is gearing up for her first Williams test next week.
She revealed to Austrian broadcaster ORF that she is scheduled to drive the Renault-powered FW34 in a straight-line test outside of Barcelona on Tuesday. 29-year-old Scot and DTM driver Wolff, nee Stoddart, was appointed as a test driver this year for Williams, the famous British team that is co-owned by her Austrian husband Toto Wolff. Read more... (175 words, estimated 42 secs reading time)