James Bond Stunt Driver Jessica Hawkins Has a New Mission at Aston Martin
James Bond film stunt driver and W Collection racer Jessica Hawkins has joined the Aston Martin Method One staff as ‘driver ambassador’.
The staff of four-times world champion Sebastian Vettel and Lance Stroll stated in a press release on Wednesday that she’s going to work with companions and “throughout a wide range of disciplines”.
If considerably imprecise on element, the brand new job may contain the 26-year-old Briton displaying off a number of the expertise 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 informed Reuters.
Aston Martin, the fictional British undercover agent’s automotive 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 automotive 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 Collection 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 staff.
Daughter of an air-conditioning fitter, her racing profession stalled for lack of money till the Method Three-level W Collection got here alongside in 2019 with all prices paid.
“After I was 10 or 11 I used to be named the feminine most probably to make it to Method One and it by no means materialised,” stated Hawkins, who recalled as soon as beating future Crimson Bull F1 driver Alexander Albon.
“I could not have made it… however I’m definitely pleased with the place I’m and the journey I’ve been on to get to the place I’m.”