Desire Wilson is the only woman to have won a race for F1 cars. But her progress was dogged by politics and the hostility of some of her male rivals.
The last woman to start a Formula One race believes Simona de Silvestro has the best chance to succeed in F1 out of the new generation of female talent.
Last weekend Danica Patrick became the first woman to win a race in a major international open-wheeled single-seater category. Patrick won the third round of the Indy Car series at Motegi in Japan. But F1 has had precious few female drivers and there’s no sign one might arrive in the sport any time soon. So… … Continue reading Where are all the women?