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Racing News: WIMNA Announces 'Women With Drive Miami,' Jaguar Commits to FE GEN4

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WIMNA and Parity Announce 'Women With Drive Miami' Event

Women in Motorsports North America (WIMNA) and Parity, the sports marketing and sponsorship platform dedicated to closing the gender income and opportunity gap in professional sports, are teaming up to host the Women with Drive Miami event ahead of the F1 Miami Grand Prix. 


The event will feature a reception and panel discussion to celebrate industry trailblazers on Friday, May 3, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

The panel will focus on women as leaders and competitors in society and motorsports and feature 2023 Porsche Sprint Challenge Champion Ashley Freiberg, 2023 F1 Academy Champion Marta García, Chief Diversity Officer for Seminole Hard Rock Stephanie Piimuana, and motorsports legend Lyn St. James, with Parity CEO Leela Srinivasan moderating. The discussion will cover current issues and opportunities for a more diverse and inclusive motorsports industry.

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Jaguar Commits to Formula E GEN4 Era

Jaguar, the England-based vehicle manufacturer, has committed to the FIA's Formula E World Championship forthcoming GEN4 platform, solidifying its role in the series until 2030.

The new GEN4 platform will offer improvements to energy efficiency, race performance, and safety standards, according to Formula E, and will introduce new features such as regeneration capacity up to 700kW and a power output surge up to 600kW.

For more information, see the full announcement on

Formula 1 Mulls Change to Championship Points, Launches U.S. Streaming Channel

The Formula 1 Commission has discussed changes to its championship points allocation system during its second 2024 meeting, according to the series, with a proposal for changes slated to be presented to the Commission later this year.

The group, led by FIA Single-Seater Director Nikolas Tombazis and Formula 1 President and CEO Stefano Domenicali, also discussed 2025 preseason testing dates and venues, as well as the introduction of rear-facing cameras. 

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Additionally, Formula 1 is launching a new, subscription-free streaming channel in the United States ahead of next month's Miami Grand Prix. 

Available on services including Samsung TV Plus, Amazon Freevee, and Pluto TV, Formula 1 Channel will show F1, F2, F3, and F1 Academy race replays and highlights, full reruns of classic Grands Prix, and racing documentaries. 

For more information, see the full announcement on