Jamie Chadwick received the inaugural W Collection championship Sunday, along with her fourth-place end within the sequence finale at Manufacturers Hatch proving sufficient to safe the title.
With Alice Powell crossing the end line first in Kent for her maiden win within the six-race sequence, Chadwick wanted to complete fourth to be topped champion following victories in Hockenheim and Misano, in addition to podium finishes at each different race.
The 21-year-old did simply what was required at her dwelling circuit to go down in historical past because the winner of the primary ever all-women’s championship, incomes £410,000 in prize cash within the course of.
Chadwick, who’s a growth driver for Williams, grew to become the primary girl to win a Components Three race final yr and continues to chase a spot in Components One.
Beitske Visser was the Brit’s chief rival within the title combat, however a third-place end at Manufacturers Hatch noticed her finish the season 10 factors behind Chadwick. In the meantime, Finnish driver Emma Kimilainen completed second Sunday.