Amanda Whitaker is Britain's most successful female racing driver!

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Profile

Name: Amanda Jane Dunn
Date of birth: 27/3/74
Status: Married
Address: Woodham, County Durham
Occupation: Performance Driving Instructor & Precision Driver
Racing: 1989 onwards
Highest Held Race Licence: International C
Instructing: from 1996 
Highest Held Instructing Licence: ARDS Grade A

Racing Results Summary

Year
2009

 

 

 
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1991

1989-1990

Class / Result
HSCC Historic Formula Ford 1600 Championship
- 2nd in HSCC Historic Formula Ford National Championship
- 7 Outright wins, 10 podiums, 1 lap record
- HSCC Alan Brownlee Trophy (Best Lady)
- Three BWRDC championship titles in (Goodwin, Hillwood Jewellers Coupe des Dames and Monoposto Trophies)

HSCC Historic Formula Ford 1600 Championship
- 3rd in UK Championship

HSCC Classic Racing Cars Championship
- 2nd in UK Championship in Formula Ford Class

Classic Formula Ford 1600 Championship
- 4 class wins

Four BWRDC championship titles
Goodwin, Hillwood Jewellers Coupe des Dames, Monoposto and Embassy Trophies. BWRDC Gold Stars Nominee.

European Formula 2 Championship (Formula Atlantic Class)
- European Formula Atlantic Champion
- Top points scorer in overall F2 Championship (across all classes)
- 7 class wins
- 3 second places in class

Oulton Park Gold Cup
- 3rd & 4th overall in Derek Bell Series (win & 2nd in class)

European Formula 2 Championship (Formula Atlantic Class)
- 3 class wins
- 3rd in class championship (missed last 4 races)

Endurance Karting
- 24h kart race in Dubai
- 3rd in kart race at Lydd (Pro-Max Karting Winter series)

Northern Saloon & Sportscar (TVR Tuscan)
- 2 races
- One pole position
- One 3rd place

No Racing

Monoposto
- Won the championship for the 3rd year in a row
Also competed in:
- 1 race in Ginetta championship
- 2 races in PDS sports car championship
- 1 race in Formula Ecosse
Results from 1996-1998:
- 28 wins
- 25 pole positions
- 26 fastest laps
- 9 lap records
- 2 outright lap records (Silverstone & Croft)

Monoposto
- Champion for the 2nd year in a row
- Also competed in 2 races in TVR Tuscan championship

Monoposto
- First female to win a UK National championship
- First female to have won a Monoposto race
- Also Competed in 5 races in Formula Libra

Formula Vauxhall (B class) Main Series & Winter Series
- 3rd in Formula Vauxhall championship
- Top 3 on 5 occasions
- 1 race in Formula Libra

Formula Vauxhall (B class)
- First female to win a Formula Vauxhall race
- 2nd in the Formula Vauxhall championship
- Top 3 on 7 occasions

Formula Ford 1600
- Finished in the top 4 out of 4 major FF1600 championships:
Scottish, Star of Mallory, Star of Oulton, Rapid Fit
- 3 wins
- Lap record at Oulton Park

Formula E championship (in Formula Ford 1600)

Senior Britain 100cc Kart championships &
Junior Britain 100cc Kart championships
- Finished in the top 3 out of 4 major championship

Car/s
1971 Elden Mk8

1993 Swift

 

 

1971 Elden Mk8








 

1976 Chevron B34








1976 Chevron B34



160cc Pro-Kart
125cc - Pro-Max Kart


TVR Tuscan 3.5L






Formula Vauxhall 2L


Ginetta

 

Formula Vauxhall 2L

TVR Tuscan 4.5L

Formula Vauxhall 2L




Formula Vauxhall 2L




Formula Vauxhall 2L




Van Dieman RF90

Swift 87



Hawk DL19

100cc Wright Chassis