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A Season In Rear-View: Jamie Chadwick

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A Season In Rear-View: Jamie Chadwick

As proud sponsor of Jamie Chadwick, we caught up with the first female winner of an F3 race, to find out how the season went and where she goes from here...

JAMIE, IT'S BEEN 12 MONTHS SINCE OUR LAST Q&A, HOW DID THE SEASON GO?

It’s been another crazy year. I’ve just finished my second season in British Formula 3, this year racing for Douglas Motorsport.

I got my first win in this series which was a big highlight for me, and I also raced in the infamous Nurburgring 24 Hour race with Aston Martin Racing which was another big tick off the bucket list!

YOU MENTIONED SOME GOOD RESULTS, SURELY NON MORE SO THAN BECOMING THE FIRST FEMALE WINNER OF A FORMULA 3 RACE?

Of course. That was the one we’ve been working towards.

We felt we had the pace all season but a few things always seemed to go against us, so to finally get that win at Brands Hatch was an incredible feeling and one I was so happy and proud to share with my team.

YOU ARE CERTAINLY DUE A REST, ANY PLANS FOR THE OFF SEASON?

The off season is actually the most crucial time for drivers and often when Championships are won or lost. For this reason I’m going to be spending some time racing in Asia in the MRF Series.

It consists of three events over the next few months, with five races at each event. I’m still relatively new to single-seater racing so extra time in the car will be invaluable for the 2019 season.

On top of that, I am going to be heading to Saudi Arabia in December for my debut Formula E test.

 
 
 
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So so happy to get my first #MRFChallenge win today πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ† Pushing for more tomorrow πŸ’ͺ🏻

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FORMULA E WOULD BE REALLY EXCITING, WHO ARE YOU TESTING WITH?

Formula E is fast becoming the future of our sport so I am incredibly excited to be joining the Nio Formula E team for this test.

It’s a fantastic opportunity for me to put myself up against some of the best on a global stage - I cannot wait!

SO THERE IS POTENTIAL TO BE PART OF A FORMULA E TEAM NEXT YEAR, WHAT ELSE ARE YOU LOOKING AT?

There are a lot of positive conversations already happening about 2019.

As I have said before, financing a season is incredibly challenging and I’m so grateful to my sponsors for their support. The backing from BLOC keeps me on the track, without their investment I doubt I would have been able to compete this season.

With their help, I am plotting what is best for me for next year and what I need to do to continue developing and working towards the top of the sport.

 
 
 
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Always thinking outside the box with @blochotels πŸ“ΈπŸ’ƒπŸ» PC: @mattbirdphoto

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SO NO CLUES ON WHERE WE MIGHT SEE YOU NEXT YEAR?

Haha. The best thing is, I will still be out racing.

The new women’s only W Series has been recently announced, and it will be interesting to see how that develops over the next few months.

I do still feel I have unfinished business in British F3 but I have got a great team around me and together we will decide what is best for me and my future.

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BLOC Magazine

BLOC Magazine Spring 19-1.jpg (1.06 MB)Winter is over, and it’s time to celebrate the arrival of spring. The concept of spring cleaning is essential to the ethos of BLOC: de-clutter, throw out all the things you don’t need and make room only for the stuff that matters.

It is the season of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and regrowth. It is time to think about travel, exploring new places and investigate new business ideas.

BLOC is here to make those new experiences as easy and enjoyable as possible. Our 17th issue explores the ultimate short break destination of Copenhagen. A city full of amazing food, museums, theatres and plenty to keep kids enthralled.

We also profile Jamie Chadwick, who continues her winning ways on the race track.

Once again we hope that this magazine provides you with some insight and entertainment on your journey.

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