Who is Jessica Hawkins, the driver who drove with Aston Martin?

Kart champion

For Jessica Hawkins, motorsport runs through her veins. Passionate from a very young age, the native of Headley (East Hampshire) stands out in karting with good results and even titles such as the British Open Honda Cadet in 2008.

He began his single-seater career a few years later, including the MSA Formula (F4) Championship in 2015, then won by a certain Lando Norris. But she only lasted half a season and Jessica Hawkins, lacking sponsors, was unable to complete her adventure. Ella then tried her luck in the Volkswagen Racing Cup in the United Kingdom or the Mini Challenge UK, finishing in second place.my placed in the Pro Class category in 2017 with 5 wins.

Then we could see it during the three seasons of the W Series with a total of 21 races for a single podium. In 2024, he should be present on the F1 Academy grid for the second season of the new 100% women’s championship.

Jessica Hawkins (No. 21) in action in the W Series. © Marc de Mattia / DPPI

She is an Aston Martin ambassador.

Seen in 2021, Jessica Hawkins joined the Aston Martin group the same year as an ambassador. She is regularly present at the Grand Prix, especially to learn how a team works.

An integral figure of the Silverstone team, the British woman began simulator work in 2022 that bore fruit this year with her first test with a Formula 1 car. On September 21 she participated in a private session in Hungary where she piloted the AMR21 used during the 2021 campaign.

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Jessica Hawkins, pilot but also specialist

He not only stands out in motor sports. The Englishwoman has also made some appearances in the seventh art. In fact, the 28-year-old was hired as a stunt pilot for films like Fast and Furious in 2018 and even in 2021 for No Time to Die from the James Bond saga.

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