Helle Nice: The incredible life story of the first Women’s Grand Prix winner

Helle Nice

A new motor racing series aimed exclusively at women is to launch in 2019, with the aim of finding the world’s first female Formula One champion.

Motorsport remains largely dominated by men, a detail the inaugural W Series hopes to change. But high-level women’s racing has, over the years, produced some extraordinary talent – and the almost-forgotten life story of Helle Nice, winner of the first ever Grand Prix for Women in 1929, is among the most extraordinary of any driver in motor racing history.  More