Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
artymorty

Amanda Stretton
Thumbnail

Recommended Posts

amanda_stretton101.jpg

Amanda Stretton (born Amanda Cohn on 24 July 1973 in London), is an English female racing driver and motoring journalist.

The daughter of British automobile collector and historic racer Terry Cohn, Stretton grew up in London. Aged 13 she raced Motocross bikes, and aged 18 she competed on both the national and international historic cars circuits, earning "Best Newcomer" at the Classic and Sportscar Awards.

In 2001 became the first ever female driver to compete in the ASCAR Mintex Cup where she finished 6th. In 2003, she entered the first ever female team in the British GT Championships, and was the first British female to race in the FIA Championships. In September 2004 she became the first British woman to win an international long distance event at Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium - also beating fellow competitor, her husband.

In 2006 she was the first British woman to compete in the 24 heures du Mans race

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
Sign in to follow this  

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×
×
  • Create New...
Do Not Sell My Personal Information