W Series teams up with DTM for 2019

Date published: October 12 2018

The new W Series will link up with DTM and run with it at six events to make up its inaugural race calendar for 2019.

The brand new series was announced earlier this week, with David Coulthard one of the many names behind it.

The aim of the category is to prove that female drivers are as capable of competing at the highest level as men, which also providing crucial funding to get into F1’s costly junior formulae.

The W Series is following the European F3 Championship in running alongside the DTM series, in the hope that it will give it exposure.

ITR are the parent company of the DTM, and Achim Kostron, their managing director, is looking forward to the partnership.

“Invigorating and extending our motor-racing support programme for 2019 represented the top priority on our to-do list,” Kostron said.

“We are really delighted with having the possibility to welcome the innovative and professional W Series at DTM.

“The fact that the organisers of the W Series chose the DTM as platform for their great project speaks for itself.”