James Bond film stunt driver and W Sequence racer Jessica Hawkins has joined the Aston Martin Method One group as ‘driver ambassador’.
The group of four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll stated in an announcement on Wednesday that she’s going to work with companions and “throughout quite a lot of disciplines”.
If considerably imprecise on element, the brand new job might contain the 26-year-old Briton exhibiting off among the abilities featured within the yet-to-be-released Bond film ‘No Time to Die’.
“I get pleasure from sending automobiles sideways virtually as a lot as I do racing,” she advised Reuters.
Aston Martin, the fictional British undercover agent’s automobile of alternative, have performed up the Bond connection since returning to Method One this season in a rebranding of Silverstone-based Racing Level.
Their F1 automobile launch in March was introduced on-line by “Quantum of Solace” actress Gemma Arterton, with Bond actor Daniel Craig delivering a message of assist.
Hawkins, a former British karting champion, additionally has racing credentials though removed from the extent required to acquire a Method One super-licence.
The all-female W Sequence is supporting Method One and Hawkins follows defending champion Jamie Chadwick, who has a improvement position with Williams, in forging a connection to an F1 group.
Daughter of an air-conditioning fitter, her racing profession stalled for lack of money till the Method Three-level W Sequence got here alongside in 2019 with all prices paid.
“After I was 10 or 11 I used to be named the feminine almost definitely to make it to Method One and it by no means materialised,” stated Hawkins, who recalled as soon as beating future Purple Bull F1 driver Alexander Albon.
“I could not have made it… however I am actually happy with the place I’m and the journey I have been on to get to the place I’m.”