Could F1 Academy change the future for women in the sport?

Wide picture of a Formula One racing track

“If this doesn’t work, nothing is gonna work.”

Suzie Wolff to BBC Sport

This weekend saw the first season of F1 Academy come to a close after Marta Garcia became the 2023 Driver’s champion.

The Spanish racer drives for Prima Racing and also competed in all three years of the now folded, W Series.

“I know how difficult it is for a woman to grow or progress, so my main thing is to let women see that I am doing this, so I think you can do the same – you need to work, focus and just do it.”

Marta Garcia to Sky Sports

Following the final race of the new all-female championship, the conversation turns once more to the issue of where women stand in this sport.

Listen below to dive a little deeper.