Amanda Whitaker is Britain's most successful female racing driver!
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Instructing Career Summary
Amanda began instructing part time in 1996 for Seat throughout the UK. She then furthered her work to her local circuit Croft.
In August 2000 she moved from her full time job as a Sales & Account Executive in the printing industry to become a full time motor racing instructor, working at most racing circuits in Britain.
As an ARDS Grade A licenced instructor she has instructed at Silverstone, Donington Park, Oulton Park, Croft and Rockingham. She instructs in hatchback saloons, Lotus Elise, Subaru and Ferrari amongst many other cars.
Other roles include Single Seater experience instructor, 'Corporate Day' Team Leading, 'Blind Fold Driving', high speed passenger rides, one-to-one track tuition and ARDS race licence assessments, activity briefing and new instructor training.
Amanda has been chosen to work for major manufacturers in the UK and Europe and the USA. These include; Audi, BMW, Citroen, Ford, Jaguar, Mazda, Mercedes, MG, Peugeot, Proton, Seat, Subaru (UK & USA), Toyota, TVR, Vauxhall and Volkswagen.
Roles have included: general instruction in car (on track, oval & road), electronic stability system demonstrations (ESP/DSC), brake demonstrations (ABS and CBC), general dynamic activities (including Elk Test & Slalom) and high speed passenger rides.
She has been a precision driver in television commercials for Audi (A3), Vauxhall (Corsa Club) & recently for Diet Coca-Cola driving a forklift truck as 'stunt double' for model Caprice.
She has also driven in two promotional video's for Nissan ('Yanya' & 'C&C' Micra Convertible concept car).
She has acted as a host looking after corporate guests on team motivational days for companies such as the McLaren F1 team.