“Meteorite Comes Into the Earth” as Jamie Chadwick Snubs F1 CEOs Five Year Claim With Roaring Statement

F1 CEO Stefano Domenicali received a lot of criticism for his alleged ‘meteorite’ remarks recently. However, instead of thinking about the negative sides, the two-time W series champion Jamie Chadwick is using it as a motivation to make it to the pinnacle of motorsport.

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The Formula 1 grid has not seen a woman driver in more than 46 years. The last woman to drive in an F1 race was the Italian Lella Lombardi. To date, she remains the only woman to finish inside the top 6 of an F1 race.

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Jamie Chadwick hopes to change that and break into F1 within the next 5 years. She said Domenicali’s comments did not matter to her. Jamie explained, “It doesn’t really bother me to be honest, it is motivation if nothing else.”

She further added, “My goal is definitely to try and make it in five years. There is a lot I need to achieve in that time but my goal is to try and go through the correct feeder series and have success to be in F1 within five years.”

Despite her success in the W Series, Jamie Chadwick knows she still has a long way to go before reaching her ultimate goal.

What did F1 CEO say about women making it to Formula 1?

Stefano Domenicali was on the receiving end of some harsh criticism about his comments on women racing in F1. His comments were not taken well by the fans, who are seeing various changes made in Formula 1. However, the Italian wasn’t against women racing in F1. He also added that the necessary steps were being taken to see more females in the sport.

SOCHI, RUSSIA – SEPTEMBER 26: Stefano Domenicali, CEO of the Formula One Group, looks on from the grid during the F1 Grand Prix of Russia at Sochi Autodrom on September 26, 2021 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Domenicali said, “Realistically speaking, I don’t see a girl in Formula One in the next five years unless something like a sort of meteorite comes into the earth. That is very unlikely.”

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He also added, “But we want to build up the right parameters with the right approach, step by step, for them to start racing against the guys at the right age and in the right car. That’s what we’re working on.”

Many teams are launching more campaigns focusing solely on nurturing women’s talents. Among them, Alpine launched a new campaign that plans on promoting a woman driver to their lineup in the next 8 years.

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Jamie Chadwick is taking big strides towards fulfilling her goal of racing in F1. However, she acknowledges the fact that her path to glory will not be easy. The two-time W series champion is using the F1 CEO’s comments as motivation. Will the 24-year-old from England make her debut in F1 soon?

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