Our Past Events

Live Q&A on building your strength & endurance for motorsport

In April 2021 we held a Live Q&A with Kaz Plum where we discussed adapting your training for functionality for your motorsport genre and working around injuries and restrictions in your training.

Shannons International Women’s Day Festival 

In March 2021 we were honoured to be part of the Shannons International Women’s Day Festival at Broadford State Motorcycle Complex.
The event was two full days of bike and car events aimed at helping to increase female participation in motorsport.
On the Sunday night we hosted our best networking event yet! We had a full house at Broadford State Motorcycle Sports Complex and were all inspired by the amazing Jacqui Cooper. The inspiration then followed with our fantastic panel discussion which was facilitated by Emma Notarfrancesco. Panellists Kate Peck, Tayla Street, Grace Poutch, Chelsea Angelo and Peggy Hyde shared their awesome stories and some great advice for us fellow Race Chix.
On the Monday was our Race Chix cars come & try day with the BMW Drivers Club Melbourne and Motorsport Australia was also part of the festivities with the FIA Girls on Track activities. It was a wet day but the smiles on everyones faces made you forget about the rain. We are sure we’ll be seeing the come and try participants back at the track soon!

Live Q&A on building your brand through social media

In March 2021 we held a Live Q&A with Belinda Riseley from MotiV8 Management & Training, where we discussed how to utilise social media to build your motorsport brand.

Sydney Motorsport Park Familiarisation Night + Networking Dinner

In February 2021 we hosted our first Sydney Motorsport Park track familiarisation night and networking dinner. 

We met for a casual networking dinner in the Garage Cafe at SMSP, which was then followed by a tour of some of SMSPs corners. We parked at a few corners around the track and discussed driving lines and brake markers, whilst watching cars go round and round the track under lights. 

It was a great opportunity for Race Chix that are just starting out on their motorsport driving journey to learn about lines and brake markers before hitting the track themselves. 

Live Q&A with Holly Espray

In this Live Q&A we chat with 18 year old racing car driver Holly Espray. We talk about her motorsport journey to-date including her fantastic achievements in 2020. We also discuss her upcoming year competing in the Toyota 86 series.

Christmas Networking Lunch

In December 2020 we hosted a casual networking lunch in Sydney to celebrate the silly season.

It was great to finally get to get together face-to-face again and finish off the year connecting with fellow Race Chix. 

Live Q&A on Media for Motorsport

In November 2020 we hosted a Live Q&A on Media for Motorsport with Filippa Guarna from Media Master Coach.

In this session Filippa talks on how to create the right media mindset and habits for sport media, how athletes can win fans and sponsors through media, the foundations of social media content planning, how to avoid a media crisis, plus how you can overcome fears when it comes to interviews.

Whether you’re a competitor, or run media for a team or category, learn all you need to know about how to master the media specifically for motorsport.

Live Q&A on Tarmac Rally 101

In November 2020 we hosted a Live Q&A with Brittany Smith & Pam Stables from Australian Tarmac Rally to discuss all things tarmac rallying. 

The session gives a great overview of the different racing categories and pathways, including what’s involved for car setup, apparel requirements and licences.  

Live Q&A on Injury Prevention & the Importance of Recovery

In October we hosted a Live Q&A session with Sarah Higgs from Sarah’s Moto Physio To Go. In this session Sarah gave some tips for injury prevention, warm ups and recovery. Sarah also discussed the importance of mobility work and how it translates to performance.

Sarah Higgs is not your average physio! Her business was created on pure passion for physiotherapy, helping others achieve their best in life and her love for motorsport.

Live Q&A on Nutrition

In September we hosted a Live Q&A with Kaz Plum from Performance+Nutrition & Training, which discussed how to reduce your lap times without spending any money on your car, bike or kart!

Kaz is currently Coach to Zane Goddard from Matt Stone Racing and has also worked with New Zealand racecar driver  Alexandra Whitley.

Live Q&A on Sponsorship

In September 2020 we held a Live Q&A with Belinda Riseley from MotiV8 Training & Management which discussed how to gain & maintain sponsors without resorting to bikinis on bonnet calendars!

Belinda was born and bred into motorsport thanks to her father who was a driver, kart importer and dealer. Belinda started her career as a physical trainer and now coaches beginner to amateur motorsport athletes, race teams and race categories.

Virtual Networking Lunch

In August 2020 we hosted a women in motorsport Virtual Networking Lunch, which featured guest Race Chix speakers from across various motorsport officiating roles.

To hear what our amazing guest speakers had to say head to our Officiating tab. 

Brisbane Networking Lunch

In March 2020 we had a great afternoon celebrating International Women’s Day in Brisbane with fellow Race Chix across karting, rallying, bikes, circuit racing & motorsport enthusiasts.

The 2020 IWD theme was Each for Equal which is about Collective Individualism. We are all parts of a whole, with our individual actions, conversations, behaviors and mindsets having an impact on our larger society. And that’s what Race Chix is all about – individually we are part of the collective that is women in motorsport, no matter our motorsport genre or our level of involvement.

By connecting, supporting & collaborating as a collective we can challenge stereotypes, fight bias & broaden perceptions that motorsport is a male dominated sport.

Our pledge & call to action was to connect with fellow Race Chix across genres & support each other’s journey.

Sydney Women in Motorsport Networking Lunch

In February 2020 we held our first Sydney women in motorsport networking lunch to celebrate the start of the 2020 Supercars season. It was great to meet some new faces and talk all things motorsport for a few hours.

Race Chix at the Flix

In November 2019 we held our first women in motorsport networking event with a Race Chix at the Flix night at Blacktown’s Drive-In in Sydney. We booked out the open air gold grass area, kicked back in the deck chairs and enjoyed Ford vs Ferrari with our popcorn and hotdogs. 

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