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Nicole Drought, from Roscrea in Tipperary, is Ireland’s top female racing driver.

She has taken wins in Circuit Racing, Endurance Trials, Stage Rallying and Rallycross.

She has raced in Global GT Lights, ITCC, Stryker Sportscars, Britcar and the UK based Citroen C1 Challenge. She was the first female winner in Irish Touring Cars when she took her Honda Integra to a Production in her first year racing. She went on to become the first female to win in the C1 Challenge and became a four time class winner in the UK Britcar Series, driving a Porsche 718 GT4 and a Hyundai i30 N TCR Touring Car,

In 2022, she finished second in Open Clubman class in a Clio 172 and currently leads the 2023 Championship.

She has driven Formula 1 cars twice, the iconic Guinness March 811 at Mondello Park in 2019 and the Jordan 193 at Palm Beach International Raceway in Florida in February 2020.

Nicole is an Ambassador for the Sean Edwards Foundation, 20×, and Formula Female, the initiative set up by Irish Hockey Star Nicci Daly to -attract more females into Motorsport”

Latest News

Victory For Nicole and Justin Roberts at Donington!

Nicole opened her 2024 account with a strong Trackday Trophy win at Donington Park last weekend. The EBC Brakes Honda Civic started the race from the second row, having qualified fourth fastest of an incredible 35 car grid at the opening MSV meeting of 2024.

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Double Rallycross Glory for Nicole at Mondello Park

Reigning Open Cubman Irish Rallycross Champion Nicole Drought started her IRX Open Clubman Championship title defence in the best possible manner, with a double win at rounds one and two of the 2024 series at Mondello Park at the weekend. Her Joe Mallon Motors Renault

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Nicole Announces 2024 Plans at Autosport International

Nicole announced details of her 2024 campaign and unveiled her race car at the prestigious Autosport International Show in the NEC in Birmingham last week. She will compete in two UK based series- the MSVR Trackday Trophy and the MSVR Trackday Championship. She will drive

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Nicole Stars at Brands Hatch

Nicole Drought’s incredible 2023 season continued last weekend at the famous Brands Hatch circuit in Kent. Having taken a recent EnduroKA win at Oulton Park, the Tipperary racer was invited to join Justin Roberts in the EBC Brakes Honda Civic to tackle the MSVR Trackday

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