Jessica Hawkins Creates Formula One History
28-year-old British racing driver Jessica Hawkins recently made history by becoming the first woman in nearly five years to test a modern Formula One car. Hawkins, an ambassador for Aston Martin, drove 26 laps of the Hungaroring in Budapest in the AMR21.
From Stunt Driver to Bond Girl
Before joining Aston Martin, Hawkins worked as a stunt driver, participating in the Fast and Furious Live show and landing a role in the James Bond film "No Time to Die". Hawkins shared her excitement about the experience on Instagram, calling it "unforgettable".
Rubbing Shoulders with the Stars
In addition to her racing career, Hawkins has had the opportunity to mingle with celebrities. She took part in a Range Rover test drive with Anthony Joshua and appeared in James Blunt's music video for the song "Love Under Pressure". She has also been part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Pageant, driving a Land Rover down the Mall.
Glam TV Star Girlfriend
Hawkins is in a relationship with fellow British racing driver and TV star Abbie Eaton. Eaton has appeared on shows such as "The Grand Tour" and "Drive", and May from "The Grand Tour" has praised her as the best driver they've tested. The couple met through racing, and they support and compete against each other in the W Series.
A Jetset Lifestyle
Hawkins enjoys jetsetting around the world, both for her racing career and during her time off. She has traveled to destinations such as Miami, Iceland, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia. She also documents her work trips and travels on Instagram, giving fans a glimpse into her exciting life.
A Passion for Motorsport
Hawkins' love for motorsport started at a young age when she discovered karting. Despite initial resistance from her father, she pursued her passion and has since had a successful career. She has competed in various racing series and championships, including the W Series and the British Touring Car Championship.
Inspiring Women in Racing
Despite the challenges she has faced, Hawkins remains determined and wants to inspire other women to follow their dreams. She believes that hard work and perseverance can lead to success, and she hopes to pave the way for more women in the world of motorsport.
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