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Natacha Gachnang a Hollywood Celebrity?

Posted in Formula 2, Natacha Gachnang with tags , , , , , , , on February 6, 2009 by autoracingpower

It seems that the Bloggers over at are considering Natacha Gachnang a Hollywood celebrity. While their only real requirements are just a pretty face, it is interesting how popular a foreign Formula 2 driver is becoming stateside. They may be assuming Natacha will take a similar path to IndyCar “star” Danica Patrick. They also state that she is a model and don’t mention that she races cars, even though she wears a driving suit and is holding a helmet in some pictures.


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Move over Danica, Natacha Gachnang is here.

Posted in Formula 2, Natacha Gachnang with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on December 18, 2008 by autoracingpower

The inaugural season of the Formula 2 championship will include the beautiful racing star from Switzerland, Natacha Gachnang.  The racing series will feature a new car with a Williams chassis and 450 hp engine built by Audi. The 21-year-old has had a promising career so far finishing third in the Spanish Formula 3 championship and second in the Copa de España.


Natacha was previously racing in the U.S. in the Star Mazda series where she had a top ten finish in each race. During her time in the Star Mazda series, she was also racing in the Formula 3 Euro series and Austrian Formula 3. Natacha’s cousin is Toro Rosso Formula 1 hopeful Sebastien Buemi.

She speaks English, French and German and her favorite tracks include Nuerburgring and Ledenon, are you really still reading this? There’s a gallery below.